Conference for horse owners slated
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 8:00 pm
KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will host “Management Strategies in Equine Health Care” Feb. 23.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the conference lasts until 4:40 p.m. It will be held in room A118 at the college, which is located on the UT agricultural campus. Tours of the new equine hospital will be available immediately following the conference.
Since a good horse owner is an educated horse owner, the conference is dedicated to the health and management of the horse. Preventive healthcare in horses helps keep your equine companion healthy and protects your investment. The conference is designed for those who have owned horses for years and for those who are new to the horse world. Speakers will include board-certified faculty of the UT Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and UT Extension. Topics include parasite control, equine first aid, viral diseases, equine arthritis, pre-purchase examinations, nutrition and metabolic diseases.
The fee for the conference is $35 for the first family member and $15 for each additional family member.This fee covers lunch, refreshments and materials. Visit www.vet.utk.edu to download a brochure and registration form.Advance registration by Monday is requested to ensure adequate food and supplies. To register online or for more information, visit www.vet.utk.edu/continuing_ed, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (865) 974-7264.
One of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine educates students in the art and science of veterinary medicine and related biomedical sciences, promotes scientific research and enhances human and animal well-being. In addition to the programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine, the UT Institute of Agriculture also provides instruction, research and public service through the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT AgResearch system of ten research and education centers and UT Extension offices in every county in the state.
Published in The Messenger 2.12.13
Management Strategies in Equine Health Care, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine