University of Maryland Extension to Host Nutrition Clinic
The University of Maryland Equine Extension will host an introduction to equine nutrition clinic on Nov. 1 at the university in College Park.
"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," the program brochure reads. "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."
Speakers will include:
Amy Burk, MS, PhD, an associate professor and equine Extension specialist at the University of Maryland;
Erin Pittman, of Dodon Farm, in Davidsonville, Maryland;
Charlie Apter, PhD, a lecturer at the University of Maryland; and
Justin Sobota, MS, MSM, DVM, of South Mountain Equine in Middletown, Maryland.
The course fee is $40 per person and includes includes course materials and lunch
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