Date: Saturday & Sunday, Nov 10-11
Time: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room 107 - 107A

The Horse Wellness Expo returns to Farmfair International 2018 for it’s 4th year!

Equine experts will speak on topics that effect your horses day to day, in and out of the arena. These sessions will assist in maintaining the health, preventing injury and helping your horse.

See schedule below for more details:

Saturday, Nov 10

Time Presentation / Description
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. SADDLE FITTING – with Julie Fisette
“Is It the Right Fit?”Description: Saddle fitting and how saddles affect horses. My name is Julie Fisette and I started Double J Saddle fitting because I was in the same position as many people – does my saddle fit my horse correctly? Does this saddle fit me correctly? I will illustrate through demonstrations, all your questions!
12:15 – 1 p.m. BREAK
1 – 2:15 p.m. BITS AND BITTING – with Ron Anderson
“A Little Bit about Bits”Description: This is a conversation about the basics of how various bits work. This fundamental knowledge can help you choose an appropriate bit for your horse thereby enhancing communication with the horse, always keeping in mind the horse’s wellbeing comes first!
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

EQUINE FIRST AID – with Chelsea McKen

Description: Many horse owners live in remote rural areas, far from timely veterinary care. They may be unaware of potential issues their horse may have – from lacerations, colic, choking to all the issues that unhealthy feet can bring. Owners can provide valuable information to their veterinarian to better help him/her make good decisions about what to bring to your site or have prepared at their clinic for your arrival, if the need arises. This presentation will enhance the relationship an owner can have with their horse through preventative first aid, pain source identification and body awareness.

4 – 5:15 p.m. EQUINE DENTISTRY – with Katie Squair
“Equine Dentistry for Young Horses”Description: This presentation will deal with changes in equine dentition during the early years. Day 1 to 5 years explained with its effect on growth, training, and how it may affect your next Champion! Dentistry will make your horse more comfortable and functional.
5:15 – 5:30 p.m. BREAK
5:30 – 6:45 p.m. NUTRITION AND DIET – with Shauna Cole
“Keeping horses healthy from the inside out”Description: A look into keeping nutrition simple. Perfect Lead Therapy & Nutrition was born from me working 21+years as a nurse and 15 years as a horse therapist. I realized so many health issues were the result of poor diet and nutrition, along with the over use of unnecessary supplements. So my goal became to help horse heal from the inside out.

 

Sunday, Nov 11

Time Presentation
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EUROPEAN DNA ANALYSIS – with Magdalena Carr
“Looking below the surface at your horse’s health and performance.”Description: In biology, living organisms exchange information via bio photons. These are light particles that are permanently transmitted and received by each cell. The DNA-Analysis scans the bio photon field and transmits all the information to a database. The DNA-Analysis lets you look behind the scenes of your horse’s biology and what factors are controlling the health and performance of said animal
12:15 – 1 p.m. BREAK
1 – 2:15 p.m.

EQUINE BEHAVIOR AND HORSEMANSHIP – with Nettie Barr

Description: Understanding equine behavior is the solid foundation for effective Horsemanship. Therefore, understanding a horse on the inside makes it easier to understand a horse on the outside. This presentation will give a better understanding of horse behaviors, the causes of different behaviors, and problem solving techniques. Effective Horsemanship provides the building blocks and techniques needed both on the ground and under saddle, setting up both horse and handler for success with lasting results.

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. REHABILITATION AND PHYSIOTHERAPY ON INJURED HORSES – with Dr. Jessica Romanow and Katie Marshall
4 – 5:15 p.m. EQUINES FOR ASSISTED LEARNING – with Gary Millar
“Using Equines for Assisted Learning”Description: Horses have been a partner for man throughout the ages. Today, the primary use of the horse is for recreation. A fairly new role for this versatile animal has emerged. The horse has redefined his partnership with people in a way that no machine can replace. Come find out people improve the quality of their lives with the use of horses!
5:15 – 5:30 p.m. BREAK
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.

COMMON INTERNAL PROBLEM: STOMACH ULCERS – with Dr. Jessica Romanow

Description: One of the most common internal issues that horsemen deal with every day are stomach ulcers. The reasons why they have become so common, symptoms associated with ulcers, and the best way to control the problem, will be discussed.