UMaine Extension to host webinar on Winter equine care Feb. 1

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 6:30pm

ORONO— The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online workshop about best practices for winter care of equines from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on February 1.

The workshop topics will include winter health issues faced by horses and options for fresh water, as well as mud management around the farmstead. Donna Coffin, a UMaine Extension professor, and Dr. Beth McAvoy, a consulting veterinarian and the chief financial officer of Foxcroft Large Animal Veterinary Associates in Dover-Foxcroft, will lead the workshop.

The fee to participate is presented on a sliding scale up to $10, and registration is required to receive the link. Registration is necessary, and must be done on the event webpage. For more information or to request an accommodation, contact Becky Gray at 207-781-6099 or by messaging

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