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March 19, 2019

Speaker: Mark Flint

Date Recorded: March 19, 2019

The most effective way to prevent opposition from derailing a trail project is to ensure there is none – or that opposition is so minimal as to be insignificant. Understanding the causes of opposition is critical to moving forward. Though there are a variety of circumstances that can generate opposition, developing your organization and communication plan long before any trail pl...

Gwen Wills of the Pennsylvania Equine Council, will speak about the issues, solutions, and collaborations with local and state agencies, equine advocacy organizations and consultants that must be understood, developed and maintained to keep and expand trails access for equestrians. She will also address equestrian trail behaviors, including how to avoid potential conflicts and work with other user groups, good environmental pr...

September 26, 2018

Speaker: Gwen Wills

Date: November 13, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm ET

Gwen Wills of the Pennsylvania Equine Council, will speak about the issues, solutions, and collaborations with local and state agencies, equine advocacy organizations and consultants that must be understood, developed and maintained to keep and expand trails access for equestrians. She will also address equestrian trail behaviors, including how to avoid potential confli...

May 30, 2018

Summary

With spring, vaccinating your horse becomes a priority. This presentation will present a logical approach to determining which vaccines are appropriate for your horse. The core vaccines recommended by the AAEP (American Association of Equine Practitioners), as well as other potential vaccines will be covered.

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Dr. Judy Marteniuk is an associate professor of equine medicine and extension in the Large A...

Description: In this webinar, author Christine Hughes, AICP, will teach you about ELCR’s new guide on equine zoning. Christine will walk viewers through the guide and help you to understand and use the content and concepts. Of special interest are the descriptions of how individual communities around the US approach and regulate horse-keeping and activities through their zoning process. The guide, with an introduction by Tom D...

February 5, 2018

Description: The old adage "you're only as old as you feel," is especially applicable to horses. Many senior horses have productive careers well into their late twenties. Research suggests that the secret to maintaining a serviceable older horse is to make proactive management changes in their health care, diet and exercise. Signs of aging include dental problems, weight or muscle loss, gray hairs around the face, flank and ta...

Description: In this webinar, experts from Michigan State University will discuss the difficult aspects of end of life decisions for a horse. Topics include when to make the difficult decision, where it can be done, and what you can expect. In addition, mortality management considerations will be discussed such as having a mortality plan, options for handling the body, as well as considerations for state and local laws.
 

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November 14, 2017

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This webinar was sponsored by My Horse University, an online horse management program, based out of Michigan State University Extension.  (Pictured right: Dr. Valberg participating in a cross country event).
 

Summary

Polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) is a muscle disease that causes horses to develop muscle pain, tying-up and exercise intolerance. To date two forms of PSSM are described: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 PSS...

This webinar will cover some basic insights on how sustainable and long lasting trails should be created. The discussion will start with proper design techniques, where the trail should go, where shouldn't it go and why. This will be followed by a talk about best management practices for construction that will create durable trails in many different terrain and soil types.

This webinar was sponsored by: My Horse University. Eq...

October 4, 2017

Join us on October 17 at 7pm ET for a free webinar about designing and constructing equestrian trails.

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