Current Issues In Equine Health Conference Set For April 8

The Penn State Extension Office will be hosting their Current Issues in Equine Health Conference on April 8, 2018. The conference will offer research-based topics pertinent to horse owners in the mid-Atlantic region, as well as nationally.

Topic to be discussed at the conference include:

  • Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, Potomac horse fever and other tick-borne illnesses in equines, including presentations and treatment options (presented by Dr. Rachel Gardner of B.W. Furling and Associates)
  • Parasite resistance and parasite management (presented by Donna Foulk, Penn State Extension-Equine Educator)
  • Gastrointestinal health concerns in horses, including colic, ulcers and laminitis (presented by Dr. Burt Staniar, Penn State Dairy and Animal Science)
  • Mold, mycotoxins, endophytes and botulism – risks and effects (presented by Dr. Robert VanSaun, Penn State Veterinary Science

Registration for the conference will open March 7th. For more information, contact Donna Foulk at dlf5@psu.edu or call the Northampton Extension Office at (610) 813-6617.

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