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UW-River Falls to host Youth Horse Judging Clinic

Youth Horse Judging Clinic Saturday, April 8, 2017 The clinic is intended for 4-H and FFA youth members, as well as Agricultural Education coaches, wanting to prepare or improve their horse judging skills. During the program, participants will learn basic information regarding judging horse balance and conformation, with a focus on rules and judging criteria […]

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WI State 4-H Horse Association 2017 updates

The WI State 4-H Horse Association (WI 4-H HA) held their annual meeting in early January in which the various committees met; reviewing and updating the details for their events for 2017.  All of details for the 2017 State Horse and Pony project events, competitions, and activities that are hosted by or sponsored by the […]

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Stateline Equine Education workshop focuses on geriatric/senior horse care

Contact: Liv Sandberg, 608-263-4303, sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu              Stateline Equine Education workshop focuses on geriatric/senior horse care Madison, Wis. – The Stateline Equine Education team will be hosting the annual equine educational workshop on March 4, 2017 in southeast Wisconsin at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. This year the focus of the workshop will be the geriatric […]

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DATCP Bulletin: Equine encephalitis strikes in Northern Wisconsin

Equine encephalitis strikes in Northern Wisconsin WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection sent this bulletin at 08/31/2016 01:43 PM CDT Equine encephalitis strikes in Northern Wisconsin Release Date: August 31, 2016 Media Contacts: Raechelle Belli, 608-224-5005 or Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020 MADISON – A 2-month old unvaccinated filly from Forest County is the […]

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DATCP UPDATE: Horse tests positive for EHV-1 at West Bend stable

Horse tests positive for EHV-1 at West Bend stable Date: May 13, 2016 Media Contacts:  Raechelle Belli, 608-224-5005 or Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020  WEBSITE:  http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Diseases/index.aspx MADISON, Wisconsin – A horse kept at a 50-horse stable in West Bend has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), says Dr. Paul McGraw, Wisconsin’s State Veterinarian with the […]

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UW-River Falls to host youth/adult judging clinic April 16-17, 2016

The clinic is for youth ages 12-18 who are interested in competitive horse judging. This two-day program is focused toward youth judgers and serve as a valuable aid to 4-H, FFA and Agricultural Education coaches wishing to improve their horse judging program. The program will help youth to objectively judge horses and prepare for judging […]

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Plan to Attend the 2016 Bi-State Equine Workshop March 5

A full-day equine educational program, organized and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension Service, will be offered on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th St, Bristol), from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Topics presented will include: how to better understand horse behaviors, such as aggression, phobias, and vices; horse […]

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WI Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection update regarding EHV-1

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is actively monitoring the current outbreaks of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) in neighboring states.  While we have no reported cases in Wisconsin at this time, we are aware of several upcoming shows taking place about which horse owners should […]

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