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Extension Office prepares for Summer Equine Program

RELEASE DATE: June 24, 2009

TAVARES — The Lake County Extension Office is hosting the 2009 Lake County Summer Equine Program beginning Thursday, July 9, at 6 p.m. with “Pasture Management” by Martha Thomas, Lake County Livestock Agent, and “Acupuncture for Horses” by Dr. Cheryl Ann Rusin, Dragonfly Equine Medical Service.

The fun and educational four-week program continues on July 16, 23 & 30. The cost of the program is $40 for adults and $20 for youth, age 17 and younger. Registration is required due to limited classroom space. To register, call Maggie Jarrell at (352) 343-4101.

The three other programs are:
• July 16 at 6 p.m. — “Desensitizing Horses” with Eric Anderson and Dane Hovey from Xtreme Horsemanship

• July 23 at 6 p.m. — “Manure Management for Horse Farms” with Dr. Saundra TenBroeck, Extension Horse Specialist and “Equine Dentistry” with Rodney Rowels

• July 30 at 6 p.m. — “Wound Management” with Mark Shuffitt, Marion County Livestock Agent, and a dinner with a graduation ceremony


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