Delaware Equine Council Presents: New Horse Owner Seminar

Saturday, November 3, 2018     8:30-4:00
Kent County Extension Office
69 Transportation Circle, Dover, DE

Seminar specially organized for the new horse owner or those considering buying a horse. What you need for your horse’s care, what you need to know. No sales, just lots of good information. Light lunch will be provided to participants.

8:30 to 9:00 Registration

9:00 to 9:15 Introduction by Ken Horeis, Vice President, Delaware Equine Council

9:15 to 10:00 – What you need to know about proper hoof care (no hoof, no horse)

10:15 to 11:00 – Horse Care and Health Issues – All Creatures Veterinary Service (vaccinations, First Aid basics, temperature, respiratory, pulse)

11:15 to 12:00 – Pasture Management and Maintenance – Susan Truehart Garey, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

12:00 to 1:00- Lunch and visiting with the speakers

1:00 to 1:45 – Nutrient Management – Brooke Walls, Delaware Department of Agriculture, Nutrient Management Section

2:00 to 2:45 – Horse Trailer Maintenance and Safety – Ronnie Lloyd, Delwood Trailer Sales

3:00 to 3:45 – Basic Equine Nutrition – Ken Horeis

Pre-registration is required. $10 for adults, $5 for youth under 18. To register for this event, contact Ken Horeis at or 302-270-2648.