2010 Horse Breeders & Owners Conference

¬†Understanding lameness and its impact on the performance and welfare of the horse. How can the horse owner recognize the lameness, relate it to the horse’s performance problems and consider the well-being of the horse?¬†


Dr. Terry Swanson is partner and president at the Littleton Large Animal Clinic in Colorado. He is an FEI qualified veterinarian in eventing, jumping, dressage and reining, and was Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of the Year in 1998. He was also named to the International Farriers Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2009, Dr. Swanson authored the popular Western Horseman book, Understanding Lameness.


Making the Most of Your Feed Inventory
This presentation will discuss alternative feeds horse owners can use to meet their horse’s nutrient needs and some considerations on how to feed to make that inventory last as long as possible. Making changes can help meet your horse’s needs and could save on the feed bill.

Bob Coleman earned his BSc in Animal Sciences and MS in Animal Nutrition from the University of Manitoba, and a Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from the University of Alberta. Dr. Coleman is currently an Associate Professor and Extension Horse Specialist at the University of Kentucky and was appointed Director of Undergraduate Studies for the new Equine Science and Management degree program.



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June 6-10, 2018





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