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The Basics of Planning and Zoning for Horse-friendly Communities

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Skelly

Speaker: Christine Hughes, AICP Senior Long Range Planner, City of Wilmington Planning, Development, & TransportationSummary: Local governments of all shapes and sizes are using planning and zoning tools in their communities. This webinar will discuss the basics of...

Winter Care Considerations for Horses

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nettie Liburt

Nettie Liburt, Ph.D., will highlight special considerations for winter horse care. Topics will include forage quality and forage alternatives, changes in exercise routines, clipping and blanketing. This webcast is brought to you by eXtension Horses...

Forage and Horses: Why it's Important and What Are the Options?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Waite

Forage is a critical part of the equine diet. In this webcast, Dr. Karen Waite discusses why forage is important, and what the alternatives are when weather or other issues make forage hard to come by. This webcast is brought to you by eXtension Horses and My Horse...

Horse Showing Trends from a Judge's Perspective

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Kathy Anderson

For those individuals who show horses regularly, it is a common known fact that the horse show arena is full of trends and fashions that come and go. Show clothes, various styles of showing, and even the way the horse looks and is shown are affected by trends. During this...

Is it Coping or is it a Vice? A Review of Cribbing, Weaving and Other Stereotypic Behaviors in Horses

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Carissa Wickens

Management strategies and the horses environment can affect their behavior. Vices, or bad behaviors developed by horses, may be developed as a result of the horse's reaction to the management strategies you use. In this presentation, Dr. Carissa Wickens, Assistant...

Horseplay! A Talk

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Jenifer Nadeau

Horses are very social animals, and much like humans, horses spend time playing and interacting with each other, especially at a young age. In this presentation, Dr. Jenifer Nadeau, Associate Professor and Equine Extension Specialist for the University of Connecticut, will...

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...

Using the eXtension Content Website

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Betsy Greene

This is the first of a series of prerecorded video shorts introducing eXtension members and users to the tools available on the eXtension website. Take a tour of the eXtension content website found at www.extension.org. The eXtension Toolbox Project brought to you by Dr....

Searching for Research-based Information at extension.org

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Betsy Greene

This is the second of a series of prerecorded video shorts introducing eXtension members and users to the tools available on the eXtension website. Learn how to find credible, research-based information from experts in our universities at www.extension.org. The eXtension...

Introduction to eXtension's Internal Resources and Use of the "Create" Content Creation Tool

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Betsy Greene

This is the third of a series of prerecorded video shorts introducing eXtension members and users to the tools available on the eXtension website. An overview of the internal tools available for eXtension content creators and a tour of how "Create", eXtension's...

Learn How Questions are Submitted Using eXtension's Ask an Expert.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Betsy Greene

This is the fourth of a series of prerecorded video shorts introducing eXtension members and users to the tools available on the eXtension website. This demonstration of eXtension's Ask an Expert focuses on how a user submits a question at www.extension.org, what...