Equine Welfare Conference Planned

Newsdate: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 - 07:18 am
Location: BETHESDA, Maryland

The Equine Welfare Alliance and Animal Law Coalition are pleased to announce the first International Conference on Equine Welfare, a two part symposium to discuss issues related to (1) America’s Wild Horses and Burros and (2) Slaughter: the Equine Welfare, Human Health and Environmental Implications. The conference has been in the planning stages since early 2010 and is now scheduled to take place…

The conference will be held on September 26, 27 and 28, 2011, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Bethesda, Maryland.

Additional conference details will be provided as plans are finalized. The agenda, along with the speakers will be released over the next couple of weeks. The speakers are selected based upon their scientific background and/or expertise in relevant topic areas such as stress, food safety, human health, equine health, ecology, law, training and other disciplines impacting equines.

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As an animal lover since childhood, Flossie was delighted when Mark, the CEO and developer of EquiMed asked her to join his team of contributors.

She enrolled in My Horse University at Michigan State and completed a number of courses in everything related to horse health, nutrition, diseases and conditions, medications, hoof and dental care, barn safety, and first aid.

Staying  up-to-date on the latest developments in horse care and equine health is now a habit, and she enjoys sharing a wealth of information with horse owners everywhere..