Horse Workshop offered April 2, 2011

Contact: Rose Skora, 262-857-1945 or 262-886-8460, rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu

A one-day equine educational program for horse owners will be offered on April 2, 2011 in Bristol, Wisconsin. This program offers three separate tracts for participants to choose from including a trail riding tract, senior horse tract, and an advanced horseman tract.

The workshop is organized and sponsored by Illinois and Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Services.

Topics include:
— Nutrition for the Senior Horse
— Managing Emergencies on the Trail,
— Advanced Nutrition in Performance Horses
— Proper Foot Care Before, During and After the Trail Ride
— Understanding Infectious Diseases and How They Work

The program begins at 8 a.m. with registration and will end at 2:15 p.m. Lunch is included with the program fees, which are $35 per person or $60 for two people and $15 per youth. Early bird registration ends March 28 and registration fees increase $10 after that date.

For general information on this program, please contact Liv Sandberg, University of Wisconsin-Extension equine specialist at 608-263-4303 or sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu . Questions regarding registration should be directed to University of Illinois, Lake County at 847-223-8627. For a copy of the brochure, check out the following website: http://kenosha.extension.wisc.edu/category/agricultural-news/

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