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Friday, September 30, 2011

HORSE 101 WORKSHOP SCHEDULED

Make plans to join us for a Horse 101 Workshop on Friday, October 7, 2011 at the Hunt County Fairgrounds. Cost is $10 per person, payable the day of the event. For questions or to pre-register, contact the Hunt County Extension Office at 903-455-9885. Following is a schedule for the event.

9:00 Registration

9:15 Basic Safety Demonstration - Approaching, ***Tying, Restraining & Picking
Up Feet, Teri Antilley, Texas AgriLife Extension, Horse Program Specialist,
College Station

10:15 Break

10:30 Pasture & Hay Selection/Usage, Dr. Dennis Sigler, Texas AgriLife Extension
Horse Specialist, College Station

11:30 Lunch (Bring sack lunch or visit local restaurant)


12:30 Basic Horse Nutrition, Dr. Dennis Sigler, Extension Horse Specialist

1:30 General Healthcare (deworming, vaccination, etc.), Sara Allen, County
Extension Agent - Hunt Co.; Kathleen Hooten, Hunt County Extension Ag
and Livestock Committee; Jane Coble, Veterinary Services, Sulphur Springs

2:30 Break

2:45 Hoof Care, Kathleen Hooten, Hunt County Extension Ag & Livestock Committee

3:00 Program Evaluation & Adjourn

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