View Full Version : Kentucky Equine Research Nutrition Seminar

Mar. 5, 2010, 12:46 PM
Kentucky Equine Research is hosting our 17th KER Equine Nutrition Conference on April 26-27 (Monday & Tuesday after the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event) at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.

The theme of the conference is Nutrition and Veterinary Management of the Sport Horse.

We are offering a "Horsemen's Day" registration special for Tuesday, April 27. Discounts are available to members of almost any equestrian organization (USEF, USEA, USDF, USHJA, etc.). This is a GREAT way to get your competition season started right.

Come to Kentucky to watch Rolex, take in the dressage and showjumping test events for the World Equestrian Games and stay a few extra days for a valuable educational opportunity.

Scheduled topics and presenters include:

Prevention and Management of Joint Disease in the Sport Horse (Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD - Colorado State University)
The Management of Tying-Up in Sport Horses: Challenges and Successes (Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD - University of Minnesota)
Electrolyte Use for Hydration of the Sport Horse (Hal Schott, DVM, PhD - Michigan State University)
Feeding the Elite Sport Horse (Joe D. Pagan, PhD - Kentucky Equine Research)
Feeding the Three-Day Event Horse (Carey Williams, PhD - Rutgers University)
Feeding Sport Horses: A Review of Common Practices (Olivia Martin - Performance Feeding)
Observations and Recommendations for Feeding the Endurance Horse (Kathleen Crandell, PhD - Kentucky Equine Research)

For more information, visit www.ker.com (http://www.ker.com) and click on the conference information link.

Kentucky Equine Research (ephethean@ker.com)

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Advancing the industry's knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology and applying this knowledge to produce healthier, more athletic horses.