Horse breeders conference coming

The annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will return to Red Deer Jan. 11 to 13. Organized for horse breeders, owners and riders, it will feature internationally recognized speakers from Canada, the United States and Australia.

The annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will return to Red Deer Jan. 11 to 13.

Organized for horse breeders, owners and riders, it will feature internationally recognized speakers from Canada, the United States and Australia.

Topics will include: alternative or complimentary equine treatments like acupuncture, chiropractics, herbal medicine and homeopathy; the genetic implications of cloning; managing horses on pasture; understanding horse behaviour; preserving and perpetuating the future of the equine industry; equine sleep and recumbent sleep deprivation in horses; marketing the equine business; recognizing the early signs of neurologic diseases; how learning and memory occur in the horse’s brain; and others.

Registration for the Horse Breeders and Owners Conference costs $105 per person and $90 for each additional registrant when pre-registering as a group. Online registration can be done on the Alberta Horse Industry website.

There will also be a pre-conference Stable Owners Seminar on Jan. 11, with this free for ASI participating stables and those who have pre-registered for the conference, and $25 for others.

The Horse Breeders and Owners Conference is organized by the Horse Industry Association of Alberta.

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