Thursday, November 18, 2010

Live Webinar: 10 Key Concepts for Feeding the Performance Horse - Kentucky Equine Research

With so many different equine supplements and feed choices on the market today, it can be hard to know what to feed your horse to help ensure that he competes at the top of his game. Dr. Kathleen Crandell, a nutritionist for Kentucky Equine Research, explains the 10 key concepts for feeding the performance horse in a free one-hour Webinar, which will be held on Nov. 23, 2010, at 1 p.m. (EST). During the Webinar, Dr. Crandell will answer your questions about feeding your horse.
Dr. Crandell will cover:

1. Finding the right combination of energy sources.
2. Getting the right amount of energy.
3. Feeding for proper absorption of nutrients.
4. Keeping the digestive tract happy.
5. Getting the right amount of protein.
6. Balancing the diet.
7. Getting everything needed into the easy keeper.
8. Feeding the right kind of fat.
9. Getting the right type of antioxidant
10. Finding good advice.

What is a Webinar?

A Webinar is an online seminar that you can attend from anywhere with Internet access (we recommend you have high-speed internet). During the webinar, you will be able to send Dr. Crandell questions that she will answer live.
Who Should Attend?

The Webinar is geared toward performance horse owners and equine professionals, but everyone is encouraged to attend.
About Dr. Crandell

Dr. Kathleen Crandell received an M.S. in equine nutrition and exercise physiology from Virginia Tech under the direction of Dr. Tom Meacham and a Ph.D. in equine nutrition and reproduction under the direction of Dr. David Kronfeld. Her Masters research focused on the effects of added dietary fat in exercising growing horses and her Ph.D. work was in vitamin A depletion and supplementation in broodmares and growing horses. Dr. Crandell spent two years on the faculty of Virginia Tech as the Superintendent of the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Middleburg, Virginia. Before pursuing her degrees, Dr. Crandell spent several years abroad and is multilingual. As one of KER's technical staff members, Dr. Crandell provides support for KER Team Members and their customers through formulation, product development, and technical field service.

The Webinar is free, but attendance is limited. To reserve your spot, please go to to fill out the form.

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