Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will return to Red Deer

The annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will return to Red Deer Jan. 10 to 12, with an array of internationally recognized speakers on hand.

The annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will return to Red Deer Jan. 10 to 12, with an array of internationally recognized speakers on hand.

Topics this year will include environmentally-friendly feeding, stereotypical horse behaviours, yoga and horsemanship, and para-dressage, as well as a range of equine health issues and an industry outlook.

The annual general meetings of three industry associations will be held in conjunction with the conference: the Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association, the Canadian Sport Horse Association and the Canadian Quarter Horse Association.

Registration for the conference, which is organized by the Horse Industry Association of Alberta, costs $105, with discounts available for multiple advance registrations.

For more information, go to the association’s website at www.albertahorseindustry.ca