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UT horse owner conference

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 5:48 pm

a woman caring for her horseKNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) will host Management Strategies in Equine Health Care on Saturday, March 17, 2012.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the conference lasts until 4:30 p.m. It will be held in Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UT agricultural campus.

Since a good horse owner is an educated horse owner, the day is dedicated to the health and management of the horse. Preventive healthcare in horses helps keep your equine companion healthy and protects your investment. The conference is designed for those who have owned horses for years or those who are new to the horse world.

Speakers for the conference include board-certified faculty of the UT Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and UT Extension. Topics include down horses, dental care, stem cell therapy, nutrition, Cavalor products, immunology, equine welfare and neonatal care.

The fee for the conference is $30 for the first family member and $15 for each additional family member.  This fee covers lunch, refreshments, and materials.  Visit to download a brochure and registration form.  Advance registration by March 10 is requested to ensure adequate food and supplies.  To register online or for more information, visit, email, or call 865-974-7264.