An Opportunity To Learn About Horses Inside and Out

Horses on Pasture

"Knowing Your Horse Inside and Out" is the topic of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine's upcoming conference on Saturday, Feb. 21, in Knoxville. Download image. Photo courtesy UTIA.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) will host “Knowing Your Horse Inside and Out” Saturday, February 21, 2015. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the conference lasts until 4:25 p.m. EST. The conference will be held in room A118 at the college, which is located on the UT Institute of Agriculture campus at 2407 River Drive. Tours of the new Equine Hospital and Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center will be available immediately following the conference.

The conference is designed for those who have owned horses for years and those who are new to the horse world. Speakers for the conference include board-certified faculty of the UT Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and UT Extension. Topics include maintaining healthy feet, acupuncture, nutrition, emergency care, dentistry, ocular diseases, pasture management, stem cells and behavior.

The fee for the conference is $40 for the first family member and $20 for each additional family member. This fee covers lunch and refreshments. Visit the UTCVM Continuing Education website to download a brochure and registration form. Advance registration by February 16 is requested to ensure adequate food and supplies. You may register online or email, or call 865-974-7264.

One of 28 accredited veterinary colleges in the United States, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine educates students in the art and science of veterinary medicine and related biomedical sciences, promotes scientific research and enhances human and animal well-being.

The UT Institute of Agriculture provides instruction, research and outreach through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch, including its system of 10 research and education centers, and UT Extension offices in every county in the state.



Sandra Harbison, CVM media relations, 865-974-7367,