Mare and Foal Workshop is now available online – AgriLife Today

Horse owners and managers can learn important topics related to managing their broadcasts and puppies by attending the Online Mare and Foals Workshop offered by AgriLife Learn at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

A mare grabs her colt by her side and grazes on the green grass. (Texas A&M AgriLife Photo by Tamara Garza)

Horse owners and breeders are invited to attend, along with some practical instructions for breastfeeding. The course costs $ 75 and is available at https://tx.ag/MareFoalWorkshop.

The content was developed by industry experts and presented by instructors Jennifer Zoller, PhD and Chelsea Hussein, PhD, AgriLife Extension Horse Specialists at the Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Brian-College. .

Those taking the course will learn about foal prognosis and preparation, postnatal care, proper nutrition for pregnant mare and foal, and foal vaccination programs. There is also information on immunization management guidelines.

Teachers offer a lot of training

Hussein provides education in seminars, short courses and other educational programs for adults and youth throughout the state. Her research interests are closely aligned with exercise and fertility management. Her latest work includes general vibration and its impact on the skeleton and new technologies for semen analysis.

Zoller provides state-of-the-art guidance in planning, implementing, implementing and evaluating AgriLife Extension education programs in Ecology. She leads the state’s 4-H Horse Show, Texas Horse Help mobile application and in-state horse judging competition. Her research interests include the health benefits of energy balance, exercise horse racing, nutrition programs, and the benefits of participating in equine activities.

Equine breeding short course

Hussein and Zoller will conduct an annual Texas A&M Equine Reproduction Management course designed for owners and breeders who want to learn the most effective techniques for the success of their breeding programs.

This interactive three-day short course will be held January 12-14 at the Thomas G. Hildebrand Equin Complex, 3240 F&B Road, College Station at Texas A&M University. The course is limited to 12 people and costs $ 700. However, this course is also available online at $ 300 https://tx.ag/EquineReproShortCourse.

Email chelsie.huseman@tamu.edu or jennifer.zoller@tamu.edu or call 979-845-5264.

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