UT Veterinary College Offers Conference for Horse Owners

The University of Tennessee (UT) College of Veterinary Medicine will host a seminar for horse owner, "Knowing Your Horse Inside and Out," on Saturday, March 15.

The conference is designed for equine enthusiasts who have owned horses for years, or for those who are new to the horse world. Conference speakers will include board-certified faculty from the UT Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and UT Extension. Presentation topics will include chronic colic, airway disease, equine hoof myths, color genetics, pregnant mare care, first aid, proper nutrition, geriatric equines, and advances in equine rehabilitation. Tours of the college's new equine hospital and equine performance and rehabilitation center will be available immediately following the conference.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the conference lasts until 4:25 p.m. The conference will be held in room A118 at the college, which is located on the UT agricultural campus, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, Tenn. The registration fee—which covers lunch and refreshments—is $40 for the first family member and $20 for each additional family member. Advance registration by March 10 is requested to ensure adequate food and supplies.

Program brochures and registration forms are available online. To register online, visit www.vet.utk.edu/continuing_ed. For more information email cvmce@utk.edu or call 865/974-7264.

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