Horse Workshop offered Feb. 21

Contact:

Liv Sanberg at sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu (608-263-4303)
Kristine Ely at Kristine.ely@ces.uwex.edu (262-741-4951)horse

Walworth, Wis. – A one-day equine educational program for horse owners will be offered on Feb. 21, 2015. The Stateline Equine Conference, formerly known as the Bi-State Horse program, will be held at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol, Wisconsin.

The focus of this workshop is on Facility Design and Management. Topics and presenters are:

— Facility Design. David Kammel, University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison agricultural building design specialist.

— Water Where You Want It. Ellen Philps, consultant, CP Enterprises.

— Manure Management. Liv Sandberg, UW-Extension equine specialist.

— Storage Strategies. Peg Reedy, UW-Extension Walworth County agriculture agent and Ellen Philips, consultant, CP Enterprises.

— Fencing Facts. Kristine Ely, UW-Extension Walworth County agriculture educator.

— Developing Emergency Plans. Phil May, manager, Sunflower Farms, LLC.

— Arena Management. Panel discussion led by Liv Sandberg, UW-Extension equine specialist.

Early registration for adults is $25 per person; $45 per 2 people, and youth (18 and under) $15 per person. Early registration ends Feb. 14, after that date registration is adults $35 per person; $60 per 2 people and youth (18 and under) $20 per person. Registration includes lunch.

Register and pay with credit card online at: http://kenosha.uwex.edu/2014/12/02/equineprogram/.

The workshop brochure is available online at http://kenosha.uwex.edu/files/2014/12/2015-Stateline-Horse-Brochure.pdf

 

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