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Bi-State Horse Conference Feb. 22


Bi-State Horse Conference

Date and Time: February 22, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
 

Location:

Kenosha County Center
19600 75th Street , WI 53104
Bristol, WI 53104
 

Horse owners and enthusiasts are invited to the Bi-State Horse Conference which will be offered on Saturday, February 22, 2014. The program will be held from 8:30 until 3pm at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol, WI.

Session topics include "Eye Care for the Horse", "Internal and External Pest Control" and "Colic: Causes and What to do about it" will all be presented by Dr Tracy Busalacchi from Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic. Additionally, a session on "Forage and Plant ID" will include a hands-on workshop where participants can evaluate how plants look both fresh and dried in hay. This session will also discuss forage quality and what to look for in good quality horse hay. Ellen Philips from University of Illinois Extension and Peg Reedy from Walworth County UW Cooperative Extension will present the Forage and Plant ID topic.

The program begins at 8:30am and runs until 3pm. Lunch will be included with the program fees, which are $25/person or $45/2 people and $15/youth on or before February 14, 2014. Registration fees increase after the early bird deadline.

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 Rose Skora at the Kenosha County UW-Extension office at 262-857-1945 or rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu. This year registration and payment by credit card will be accepted online at: http://kenosha.uwex.edu/2013/08/30/2014-bi-state-horse-workshop/. The brochure and information about the program can also be found on the same website.

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


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