Whether you buy hay or produce hay, you need to understand forage quality and horse nutrient requirements. Not all horses are the same, neither is all hay. Come learn what is needed for horse hay beyond “green and dust free” by attending a workshop by Cornell Cooperative Extension, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 7 pm to 9 pm at CCE, 24 Martin Rd., Voorheesville, NY. $15 Pre-registration, by 5 pm March 26th.
Register online at http://bit.ly/2BEfDYs, or contact Tove Ford, firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-380-3518. Program questions to Aaron Gabriel, email@example.com, 518-380-1496.
Presenters are Carol Buckhout, Assistant Professor, Equine Business Management, Cazenovia College and Aaron Gabriel, Agronomy, Cornell Cooperative Extension.
The nutritional content of hay has a large effect on horses with metabolic disorders like Cushings disease, insulin resistance, Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy, and Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis. Starch, sugars, and potassium are the nutrients which can affect these disorders. These nutrients can vary widely in hay. The good news is that they can be managed during production. Dr. Carol Buckhout will explain horse digestion and metabolic disorders. Mr. Gabriel will discuss hay production practices to manage nutritional content.
Attendees will also get to test their hay judging skills by matching hay bales to their nutritional analyses. This workshop will help horse owners take better (and less expensive) care of their horses, and help hay producers target a growing market for horse hay.
Pre-register by 5 pm March 26th ($15), online at http://bit.ly/2BEfDYs, or contact Tove Ford, firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-380-3518.
Carter R. Older
Extension Community Educator – 4-H/Livestock/CCE Equine
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
P: 518-885-8995 x2206
50 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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