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Master Equine Manager Certificate

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT - Presented by Peggy Miller-Auwerda

The Master Equine Manager E-Learning Certificate Program provides horse owners and enthusiasts with a comprehensive educational program that teaches the science of horse management. The program combines focused learning opportunities with a hands-on practical evaluation....

Pasture Associated Laminitis Prevention Strategies

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT

Speakers: Paul D. Siciliano, PhD | North Carolina State University;Shannon Pratt Phillips, PhD | North Carolina State UniversityPresentation Summary:Excess pasture consumption is often cited as a factor associated with the precipitation of laminitis, a devastating disease...

Health Concerns for the Overweight Horse

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Colleen Brady

This webcast will discuss health concerns for both under and overweight horses, with an emphasis on the overweight horse. Most horse owners understand the potential issues with horses being too thin, but may not be aware of the issues associated with the other extreme....

Equine Energetics

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm EST

Are your feed rations meeting your horse's energy requirements? Energy, which is usually measured in calories, is used to fuel the body's processes. A horse's energy requirements can vary during different parts of the year based on the horse's work load, performance, and the...

Protein Requirements for Horses

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Holly Spooner

Did you know that a horse's protein requirements change based on their age and the type of work they are doing? Young growing horses, for example, have a higher protein requirement than mature horses. In this presentation, Dr. Holly Spooner will explain more about a...

Digestive Anatomy: Why We Feed Horses the Way We Do

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carey Williams

The horse's digestive system and the human digestive system share many similarities; however there are some specific differences in the horse's digestive system that affect the way feedstuffs are digested and absorbed. Horses also have specific nutrient requirements which...