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Spring Workshop Series for Equine Owners

Apr 12 - May 24, 2022
The online classes in the series will be held on the following Tuesdays from 6:00pm-7:30pm, Tuesday April 12, Tuesday April 26th, Tuesday May 10th, Tuesday May 24th. You register for each class separately.

$5.00 Per Class - Scholarships are available, email [email protected]

Contact for questions and requests for accessibility-related accommodations
Teagan Moran

Equine Pasture Management and Pasture Nutrition

Tuesday, April 12 6:00-7:30 PM

Presenter: Dr. Shayan Ghajar, Assistant Professor, OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program

From brood mares to retired easy-keepers, forage is the foundation of all equine nutrition. In this class, learn about pasture species, grazing systems, and pasture nutrition for equine & environmental health.

Register for Equine Pasture Management and Pasture Nutrition

Managing Mud and Manure on Horse Properties

Tuesday, April 26 6:00-7:30 PM

Presenter: Melissa Fery, Associate Professor, OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program

The amount of mud and manure that can accumulate on horse properties can feel overwhelming. In this class we will explore options to establish sacrifice areas, build all-weather paddocks and compost manure to benefit your horse’s health and your property and hopefully your own frustration next winter

Register for Managing Mud and Manure on Horse Properties

Dangerous Plants in Pastures and Paddocks

Tuesday, May 10 6:00-7:30 PM

Presenters: Hayley White, Program Coordinator with OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program and Polk Soil & Water

Conservation District, and Melissa Fery, Associate Professor, OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program.
Horses can encounter poisonous plants and other vegetation that can cause injury. This class will teach you how to identify some of the common dangerous plants found in Western Oregon and how to manage them on your small acreage horse property.

Register for Dangerous Plants in Pastures and Paddocks

Don’t Panic – What to do if Your Horse is Injured

Tuesday, May 24 6:00 -7:30 PM

Presenter: Dawn Sherwood, Horse Specialist, OSU Extension Service Animal Science Program

It is stressful with your horse is bleeding or injured and often we’re not sure what to do. This class will cover some basic first aid procedures, help you determine when to call your veterinarian and some steps you can take until your veterinarian arrives.

Register for Don't Panic - What to do if Your Horse is Injured

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