Registration is now open for the second annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Course, hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture in partnership with the University of Minnesota. The Short Course will be held Jan. 21 and 22 at The Red Mile race track in Lexington.
This year's course will offer a Veterinarians' Day for equine practitioners on Jan. 21 and a Horse Owners' Day on Jan. 22 for owners and managers of all horse breeds or anyone with an interest in learning more about the industry.
The Veterinarians' Day and Horse Owners' Day will each include a half-day session on equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) as part of a research project between faculty at the University of Kentucky and the University of Minnesota.
To register, visit www.ca.uky.edu/gluck/NewsShortCourse2011.asp. Early bird registration (by Jan. 13) for the Veterinarians' Day is $100 and for the Horse Owners' Day is $35.
Jenny Blandford is the Gluck Equine Research Foundation assistant at the Gluck Center.
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