EQUINE NEWS

Equine Guelph Trots into Clinton  September 2009


Equine Guelph at the University of Guelph has partnered with the new REACH facility in Clinton to offer educational opportunities to horse lovers in Huron County. New this fall, is the Horses101 seminars series on Horse Care. These interactive seminars will bring practical, up-to-date, information about horse care to members of the equine industry.


“We are very excited to partner with REACH to offer educational opportunities to the equine industry,” says Gayle Ecker, Senior Manager of Equine Guelph. “The horse population in Huron County is a growing and vibrant agricultural sector and Horses101 is a great way to reach members of the horse community.”


Instructors for the seminars include renowned anatomist Dr. Jeff Thomason from the Ontario Veterinary College, Dr. Robert Wright from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Dr. Susan Raymond and Gayle Ecker from Equine Guelph, as well as, Dr. Katie Crossan from the Kirkton Veterinary Clinic.


Seminars will be held every Tuesday from 7-9pm for 4 consecutive weeks and will cover topics in Equine Management, Health, Nutrition and Anatomy. These seminars offer something for everyone, from those new to horses to the seasoned horse person, everyone will discover something new about the horse.


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Equine Management (September 22nd – Dr. Susan Raymond)

Health (September 29th – Gayle Ecker & Dr. Katie Crossan)

Nutrition (October 6th – Dr. Robert Wright)

Anatomy (October 13th - Dr. Jeff Thomason & Dave Dawson)


For more information please visit the Equine Guelph website workshop page

or download a Registration Form

or contact Diane Gibbard at 519-824-4120 x 53457 or via email at: horses@uoguelph.ca