A free webinar subsequent week on the care of new child foals is the newest in Equine Guelph’s Taking Science to the Steady collection.
The webinars are free and purpose to convey informative and insightful data from skilled trade professionals to horse homeowners.
On July 14, Don Kapper will current Foal Administration and Diet of New child, Suckling, Rising and Orphan Foals.
In each development part, foals want to satisfy all nutrient necessities to succeed in optimum development charges, immune response, and efficiency.
Kapper will share what, why and the way the new child foal must be fed based mostly on the maturity of their digestive system and “charge of development”.
» These wishing to participate can register here. All are at 7pm (EST). An e mail with a Zoom hyperlink will likely be despatched on the day of the webinar. Registration on the above hyperlink will shut at midday the day earlier than a webinar, and re-open the day after.
Upcoming webinars within the collection:
Routine equine dealing with utilizing low stress and cooperative care methods – Dr Robin Foster , July 28: Horses are anticipated to tolerate a variety of dealing with and well being care procedures, comparable to tying, trailer loading, grooming, bathing, taking oral paste, being injected, having a temperature taken, and extra. Whereas these routine procedures are solely mildly disagreeable, some horses react with concern, avoidance, and aggressive behaviours. This webinar will describe how equine misery could be diminished and security elevated by sleuthing out and addressing the underlying motive for the horse’s misery, and by training low-stress dealing with, optimistic coaching, and cooperative care methods.
Efficiency Diet – Feeding and Administration of the Efficiency Horse – Don Kapper, August 4: This webinar will consider assembly all the dietary wants of Efficiency Horses, based mostly on their stage of efficiency. This consists of choosing ‘optimum’ feed for the suitable ‘gas’ (quick twitch vs. sluggish twitch muscle tissue) and restoration after train to assist horses ‘bounce again” and carry out on following days. This can embrace data to find out the energy in a feed, based mostly on their ‘fats and fiber’ percentages and which is greatest to feed, based mostly on their muscle fiber sorts and depth of labor plus assist them get well and prolong their longevity as a efficiency horse, thus performing to their genetic potential now and sooner or later.
Turning Science into Tales for Horse House owners – Emily Esterson, August 18: Horse House owners rely on equine writers to offer correct and related data. It’s potential to write down an amazing information story or an informative article through the use of the contents of a analysis paper as your place to begin. This webinar will focus on discovering analysis research and teasing out the horse owner-focused content material on your viewers for a number of communication streams, whereas guaranteeing your tales are entertaining, informative and based mostly on science.