Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Seminar - The Environmentally Friendly Horse

This seminar is not a TREES Production, but looks good. (They will talk some about elder care. What's not to like?)
What: The Environmentally Friendly Horse: Caring for your Land
When: MAY 15, 2008 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: King George Community Center on Rt. 3 in King George, Virginia
Who: Tri-County/City Soil & Water Conservation District in partnership with VA Cooperative Extension
  • Kathleen Greiwe Crandell, PhD - Learn about conditioning, behavior & how the
    way you use your horse impacts his needs
  • Chris Teutsch - What kind of hay do I REALLY need? What’s the best way to
    manage pasture areas? Do I need a soil test?
  • Dr. Dennis Blodgett - Toxic Plants & your horse
  • Dr. Shea Porr - Alternative Forage Species & Extending your Hay supply
  • Dr. Brian Petruskie, DVM - Issues that are occurring locally among backyard horse owners
    Also, nutrition & care for your elderly equines

"You'll learn about hay quality and alternatives, horse health and research, pasture and barnyard management, composting, and more! Registration is required, and there is a small fee to cover food and materials. You'll also be eligible for door prizes from our sponsors. A hearty lunch will be provided. Register NOW to assure your place! For more information, call (540) 899-9492 x117. "Registration: http://tccswcd.vaswcd.org/upcoming.htm

See you there?

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