Early registration for horse care program in Bristol ends Feb. 14

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A daylong program for horse owners/enthusiasts will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 22, in Bristol.  This program will focus on keeping your horse healthy. Examples of some of the session topics include Eye Care for Your Horse, Internal and External Parasites, and Colic… Causes and What to Do About It all presented by Dr Tracy Busalacchi from Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic. Additionally, a session on Forage and Pasture Plant ID will be held that will focus on hands- on evaluation of plants and hay. Hay quality will also be discussion. This session will be taught by Ellen Philips from the University of Illinois Extension and Peg Reedy, Walworth County UW Extension. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. Lunch will be included with the program fees, which are $25/person or $45/2 people and $15/youth on or before Feb. 14. 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 857-1945 or rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu . There is an option to register online and pay by credit card here. The brochure and information about the program can also be found and downloaded from the same website. 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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