Equine Guelph to Offer Second Colic Prevention eWorkshop

Due to an overwhelming positive response, Equine Guelph has opened registration for a second offering of their eWorkshop on colic prevention. Equine nutritionist Donald Kapper, PAS, of Beach City, Ohio, will join Katie Crossan, DVM, as a guest speaker in Equine Guelph's next Colic Prevention eWorkshop April 15 - 28.

This online short course is designed to help horse owners understand colic and take preventative measures by following good stable management practices. Upon completion of the Colic Prevention eWorkshop, participants are eligible to receive a certificate from Equine Guelph.

In addition to funding from Alltech and Standardbred Canada, investment in the colic prevention program has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program. In Ontario, this program is delivered by the Agricultural Adaptation Council. Partners include Central Ontario Standardbred Association, Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Society of Ontario, Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners, Ontario Equestrian Federation, Ontario Harness Horse Association, and the Ontario Veterinary College.

The eWorkshop fee is $75 plus HST. For more information about how to reduce the risk of colic using Equine Guelph's Colic Prevention Program, and to sign up for the April 15–28 Colic Prevention eWorkshop, visit EquineGuelph.ca/eworkshops/colic.php.

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