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September 17, 2014

UMD Intro to Equine Nutrition Clinic

The UMD Equine Extension team is pleased to announce an Introduction to Equine Nutrition Clinic on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Please see the attached brochure for registration details or register online at https://umeequinenutrition.eventbrite.com

Instructors for the day include University of Maryland's own Dr. Amy Burk and Dr. Charlie Apter, Dodon Farm's Erin Pittman, and Dr. Justin Sobota of South Mountain Equine. 
 
Through a combination of lectures and demonstration, equine professionals and casual horse enthusiasts alike will gain a basic understanding of the equine digestive anatomy, nutritional requirements, and how to manage nutritionally related disorders. During demonstration, students will learn to body condition score a horse, accurately assess feed weight and forage quality, and evaluate a ration. Anyone is welcome to register; no experience is necessary.
 
Registration deadline is October 24, 2014 and space is limited so register today!
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