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This event has been canceled.
From Hoof to Hay Short Course (Session 1 of 3)

When:

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

Where:

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

Description:

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:

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

Registration
deadline:

9/25/2013

Cost:

$40.00
$60 per pair. Each individual or couple will receive one notebook.

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