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Climate Change and its Effects on Animal Agriculture

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Westendorf, Carey Williams

Participate in this webinar to understand the current and potential effects that climate change will have on livestock farmers across the country. The emphasis of this webinar will be placed on dairy, beef, small ruminants, and horses and the impacts that extreme heat,...

Colorado 2014 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak and Response

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Susan Kerr

Vesicular stomatitis is a virus that affects horses and cattle. Swine, sheep, goats and camelids will occasionally become infected. The virus is spread by black flies, sand flies, and biting midges. Dr. Keith Roehr will review the Colorado 2014 vesicular stomatitis...

Tips for Staying Safe on the Roads and Trails While Riding Your Horse

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Betsy Greene

As we look forward to getting out and about with our horses, how can we take precautions to minimize bad experiences with people and vehicles on the roads and trails? This webinar will provide exposure to information and resources to give a heads up for fun and safe...

Spring Cleaning: Getting Your Horse Ready for the Show Season

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Fernanda Camargo

This webinar will focus on current vaccination strategies, nutritional management, muscle conditioning, and other health considerations to ensure your horse keeps healthy during the most demanding time of the year: Spring, Summer and Fall. This event is offered by eXtension...

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...

Horse Body Condition Scoring? There’s an App for That!

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Colleen Brady, Kathy Anderson

This webinar will give participants an overview of how to body condition score a horse and explain how this type of evaluation can help assess a horse’s overall health and well-being. A new app will also be demonstrated which can be used to record and track the condition...

Manure Management Strategies -- Help Your Horse, Help the Farm AND Protect Our Water

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Jamie Cohen

Did you know that each horse makes about 50 pounds of manure EVERY DAY? Nutrients in manure and urine can get into ground- and surface waters, potentially making them undrinkable. Both nationally and internationally, water quality is becoming a very serious issue. The good...

Second Chances for Horses

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Colleen Brady, Judy Marteniuk

Rescues have increased in both number and importance to the US horse industry, even as we come out of the economic recession. Horses enter rescues for a variety of reasons. Some are there because they have not met expectations at the track or show ring. Others enter...

Sales Fraud in the Horse Industry

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Skelly

This webinar will focus on a buyers legal rights with respect to horse sales, and sellers need to be aware of them. Presenter Julie Ferstman, Esq. is considered to be one of the nation's leading attorneys in the field of equine law. A frequent author and speaker on legal...

Disasters and Horses: What Extension Professionals Need to Know

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton, Karen Waite

The webinar focused on what Extension and other professionals need to know to give horses in a disaster best chances for surviving the event. This webcast is presented by the Extension Disaster Education Network and My Horse University, Michigan State University Extension.You...

Giving Your Horse the Best Chance During Disasters

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Waite, Scott Cotton

Participants in this webcast will learn practical things a horse owner should know, and can do, that will reduce risks to horses during fires, floods and storms.This webcast was presented by My Horse University, Michigan State University Extension and the Extension Disaster...

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 Riding Arena Footing & Management

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Ann Swinker

Learn more about the physical principles of arena footing, selecting arena footing materials, and how to manage riding arenas in this FREE webinar, with Dr. Ann Swinker. To register for the webinar, visit:...