Extension services to host equine education program in Bristol

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A full day Equine Educational program organized and sponsored by Illinois and Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Services for horse owners will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 11  in Bristol.

This program will focus on horse nutrition. Examples of some of the session topics include general horse nutrition, managing manure, feeding vitamins and minerals to horses, managing hay, balancing rations, and much more. Speakers will include: Kevin Kline, Equine Specialist with Illinois Extension; Liv Sandberg, University of Wisconsin Extension Equine Specialist; Craig Sandmire, Equine Nutrition Specialist; and  several other specialists.

The program begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. Lunch will be included with the program fees, which are $30/person or $50/2 people and $15/youth on or before Feb. 3. Registration fees increase after the early bird deadline.

For general information on this program, please contact Liv Sandberg, University of Wisconsin Extension Equine Specialist at 608-263-4303 or sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu . Questions regarding registration should be directed to Rose Skora at the Kenosha County UW Extension office at 262-857-1945 or rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu.

For a copy of the brochure, check out the following website: http://kenosha.uwex.edu/category/agricultural-news/ This program is being organized and sponsored by the University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension Systems. University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.


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