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 or call the Northampton Extension Office at (610) 813-6617.

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