MARYLAND EQUINE EDUCATION CENTER
WHAT IS THE CENTER?
The Center Received a Grant from MHIB!
With that money, a computer projector was purchased. This allows speakers to present with ease. No more crowding around a laptop!
Thank You Maryland Horse Industry Board!
The center offers a free educational program March - October on the second Thursday at 7 PM.
2017 SPEAKER SERIES
We have concluded our Speaker Series for this year.
Thank you all so much for making it our most successful yet!
SEND IN YOUR REQUESTS for NEXT YEAR!!
THIS IS ALL ABOUT YOU
September 14 @ 7 PM:
Musical Freestyle Creation
Debbie Marriott is dedicated to the dedicated to the development of musical freestyles and has earned the reputation as one of the nation's leading Freestyle Designers. Her strength is in designing innovative, audience appealing, affordable freestyles for a wide variety of riders.
She is proud to have a distinguished list of clients ranging from USDF Licensed Judges to pleasure riders. Her clients have proudly ridden their musical freestyles at such prestigious shows including Dressage at Devon, USDF Dressage Finals ("Nationals"), GAIGS, BLM Championships and more.
August 10 @ 7 PM:
Brenda Lantz - French Classical Dressage
Brenda will discuss the key components of French Classical Dressage, the overlaps with popular 'natural' horsemanship, and why the Ecole de Legerete is so important for learning and preserving French Classical Dressage.
Brenda's own training path will help us understand why the French were such a powerhouse in the last Olympics.
July 13 @ 7 PM
Dr. Edward Radue - Minimizing Laminitis Risk
Dr. Edward Radue is a 2015 graduate of The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship at the Mid-Atlantic Equine Center in New Jersey before joining Damascus Equine Associates. His areas of concentration include podiatry and medical imaging.
June 8 @ 7 PM:
Dr. Catherine Nunnery, DVM -
The Equine Eye, what you need
Dr. Nunnery will cover the basic anatomy, vision, diseases and monitoring of the equine eye. If you missed her talk at the PA Horse Expo, now you've got a second chance to hear her!
May 11 @ 7 PM:
Sandy Hart Long, FICS of Maryland
Arena Construction, Footing
Learn about arena construction, base requirements, footing options, arena maintenance and more.
April 13 @ 7 PM:
Dr. Richard Card, DVM
Balancing the Horse Using
Dr. Card will answer questions interactively as he works on a demo horse, much as he would when teaching students. He looks forward to bring riders up to speed in an area that is not well understood.
September 8th @ 7 PM:
Dr. Michael Radebaugh, VMD - Basics of preventing equine diseases
Dr. Radebaugh recently caught our attention during the quarantine of Day's End Farm which he oversaw. We are fortunate to have him share his expertise on this evening.
July 14 @ 7 PM:
Dr. Amy Burk - the value of pasture in the diet and how you manage it
In this talk, Dr. Amy Burk will discuss why feeding pasture is good for the horse, good for the environment, and good for your wallet. Management practices to help farmers maximize pasture production will be discussed.
Dr. Burk coordinates the Equine Studies Program at the University of Maryland where she teaches horse management, equine science, and pasture management and hay production. She's an equine nutritionist by training with a passion for teaching horse owners how to improve their horses health and performance through proper nutrition.
July 28 - 29 7 - 9 PM
Adult Horsemanship Camp
New World Stables
Learn more about the basics. Use one of my horses or BYOH
Day 1 - proper show grooming, parts of the horse, confirmation
Day 2 - proper saddling & bridling, bridle and saddle fitting, parts of the saddle and bridle, cleaning & care
Day 3 - ground work with a horse, lunging a horse
June 9 @ 7 PM:
Arlene Atkins, Equine Nutrition Specialist: Knowledgeable, Practical Advice for
feeding your horses
Have a horse with special dietary needs? Perhaps Arlene can help. Arlene is known by many as the Equine Nutrition Specialist at the Farmer's Cooperative in Frederick. Her education, extensive show career, experience with all medical/surgical aspects and boarding up to 45 horses uniquely qualifies her for aiding others with regards to their horses diet.
May 12 @ 7 PM:
Kathleen Tabor, Equine Law: Things You Should Know...about liability, licensing, your rights and responsibilities
Whether you operate an equine business, manage a breed organization, or merely enjoy the company of horses you will be given an overview of what you should know as an equestrian.
Topics that will be covered include: misconceptions of equine law, risk assessment, liability issues, waivers, negligence standards, duty of care, zoning concerns, written agreements, as well as Maryland licensing requirements and penalties.
Kathleen Tabor is a Solo Practitioner at the Law Office of Kathleen JP Tabor, LLC in Maryland,
March 10, 7 PM
Saddle Fitting with Annette Gavin, QSF
Annette is an independent Multi-Brand Fitter, certified through the Society of Master Saddlers. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date.
October 8 @ 7 PM:
Sarah Wilson of Hands, Horses & Hounds, LLC
Sarah Wilson, Certified Equine and Canine Bodywork Therapist, will discuss acupressure, craniosacral, and massage. Sarah works with the animal as a whole to achieve long-term healing results, looking beyond the symptoms and focusing on the root cause of the illness or issue. Her holistic approach helps to recognize the patterns of imbalance or disease in the body, restoring balance health by facilitating the body to regulate and heal itself.
Check out her website with this link
August 13, 7 PM
The Big Picture: how all the pieces inter-relate
with Claire Lacey and Debra Nissen
Your horse isn't moving as well as you think he should. Where do you start to find a solution? Could it be:
Bring a flash drive with the following pictures: hooves (front and side views), side views of your horse (with and without saddle - including legs), rider mounted (side view - standing and trotting). We will have hands-on demos, too.
July 9, 7 PM Equine Dentistry with Elizabeth Voss
If you missed this seminar last year, don't miss it this time! Elizabeth presents both how the horse's jaw & teeth work, as well as how other systems, such as hooves, affect the jaw. A fascinating presentation, complete with horse skulls to demonstrate issues.
June 11, 7 PM Infared Thermography
with Robin Petrasek
Thermal scans can benefit all kinds of horses, from competitive athletes to hard-working school ponies. With a thermal image, an owner can pinpoint a problem a horse has before it escalates into a career-ending injury. Robin is a Level I Certified Infrared Thermographer through the Infraspection Institute, as well as an owner/manager at Talbot Run Equestrian Center.
April 9, 7 PM Q & A with Kitsi Christmas
Bring your insurance questions! Kitsi Christmas of Christmas Insurance Agency will answer your questions about insuring your horse, getting instructor insurance, or any other horse related insurance question.
March 12, 7 PM Bits and Bitting with Tommy Smith
Tommy Smith of Good Friday Farm has spent a lifetime collecting and using more bits than most of us. Come and view part of his collection, learn how different styles function, and ask your questions such as : 'My horse does........, what do you think I should try?' .
September 18. Equine Acupuncture with Rebecca Douglass. Rebecca Douglass of AcuPoint Therapies LLC will speak on how to use... acupuncture to improve your horse. The goal is to treat the root of the disease and not just the symptoms. Join us to find out the top 5 reasons acupuncture works. For more information about Rebecca check out http://www.acupointtherapies.com/
October 16. Equine and Human Massage with Pamela Lynne
Did you ever wonder if you were making your horse sore, or if he was making you sore? Pamela could help you with that answer. Pamela Lynne, NCBTMB, ESMT owns and operates Glad Hearts Wellness in Frederick.
November 13. Winter Feeding with Dr. Justin Sobota
Dr. Justin Sobota of South Mountain Equine LLC will talk about how to approach the winter feeding of your horses. If this winter turns out to be like last one, you won’t want to miss this important information. Learn how to adjust your feed in a logical sense, not just adding more lbs. of grain.
November 15. Equine First Aid Seminar with Dr. Justin Sobota. A huge success!
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