Horse Workshop offered Feb. 22

horseContact: Liv Sandburg, 608-263-4303, sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu

A daylong program for horse owners/enthusiasts will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 in Bristol, Wisconsin. This program will focus on keeping your horse healthy.

Session topics presented by Dr. Tracy Busalacchi from Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic include:
– Eye Care for Your Horse
– Internal and External Parasites
– Colic…Causes and What to Do About It

A session on forage and pasture plant identification will focus on hands-on evaluation of plants and hay. Hay quality will also be discussed. This session will be taught by Ellen Philips from the University of Illinois Extension and Peg Reedy, Walworth County University of Wisconsin-Extension.

The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. Lunch is included with the program fees. Early bird registration fees received on or before Feb. 14 are $25 per person or $45 for two people and $15 per youth. Registration fees increase after the early bird deadline.

For general information on this program, please contact Liv Sandberg, UW-Extension equine specialist at 608-263-4303 or sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu .

Questions regarding registration should be directed to Rose Skora at UW-Extenison Kenosha County office at 262-857-1945 or rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu .

There is an option to register online and pay by credit card at http://kenosha.uwex.edu/2013/08/30/horse-workshop/ .The brochure and information about the program can also be found and downloaded from the same website.

This program is being organized and sponsored by the University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension Systems. University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.

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