Time: February 20, 2010 at 9am to February 21, 2010 at 4pm
Location: Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH)
Street: 169 Beech Street
Website or Map: http://www.reachhuron.ca
Phone: 519 482 3998
Event Type: education, workshop
Organized By: REACH Huron
Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2010
This two-day course is for those who wish to learn how to prepare mares for breeding, select a stallion and breeding techniques including in-hand, natural cover and artificial insemination. Hands-on experience using the REACH stallion and mares is provided in a safe, quiet, supervised environment. In addition to learning about equine reproductive anatomy, topics including nutrition, health management and environment of the mare in preparation for breeding will be investigated. The stages of gestation, right up to and beyond foaling are discussed.
This course is designed for anyone wishing to use in-hand, natural cover or artificial insemination in their breeding program now or in the future, and those wishing to update their knowledge and skills in breeding practices.
The fee includes all course materials, instruction, course notes, refreshments and lunch each day. Instructors: Mr. Doug Nash of ITSI Equine, Jackie Van DenBrink of Masterfeeds and Dr. Katie Crossan of Kirkton Veterinary Clinic.