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April 23 seminar will focus on equine issues
HOUSTON – A comprehensive April 23 seminar will give horse owners the opportunity to learn about issues related to their animals’ health.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Chickasaw County Agricenter are sponsoring “Hooves, Manes and Tails: Equine Seminars and Exhibits” at the county agricenter near Houston. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude around 3 p.m.
Topics include hay and forage production; hoof care; parasites, vaccinations and dentistry; proper feeding techniques; emergency first aid for the trail rider; and equine sports medicine.
Preregistration is $10 per person or $30 per family by April 15. Contact any county Extension office for more information. The Chickasaw County Extension office can provide registration information at (662) 456-4269 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chickasaw County Agricenter is located at 800 Starkville Road, about 1.5 miles south of Highway 8.