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From Hoof to Hay Short Course (Session 1 of 3)


Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Good Samaritans Boys Ranch
Jim D. Morris Building
5549 Missouri 13
Brighton, MO

Facility is located approximately one mile south of Brighton, east of hwy 13


Owning horses can be challenging- from selecting the most suitable breed to proper nutritional health and grazing management. This 3-night equine short course is an educational series designed for the beginner horse enthusiast or as a refresher course for the intermediate horse owner. This course will cover many aspects of horse ownership and will address the following questions:
* What breed of horse is most suited to my endeavors?
* What can I do to better manage my pastures and control weeds?
* What types of forages are best for my horse?
* How do I properly care for my horses hooves and meet her nutritional needs?
* What type of facilities do I need and how can I improve what I currently have?
* How can I improve safety while working with my horse?
* Can I afford to own a horse and is there ways to reduce ownership expenses?

Session topic:

Evening topics include:
October 3
Costs of Owning a Horse
Facilities and Equipment
Selection and Safety

October 8
Forage and Grazing Management
Equine Nutrition

October 10
Equine Health
Hoof Care


Registration forms may be obtained from your local MU Extension office.




$60 per pair. Each individual or couple will receive one notebook.

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