Equine Extension Programs
Annual Healthy Horses Conference – UF College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL
The Healthy Horses Conference is dedicated to horse owner and enthusiast education. Each year, we will be presenting topics critical for successful equine health and management, as well as new discoveries and diagnostic tools that benefit both you and your horse. This year’s Healthy Horses Conference was held on Friday, July 8, 2016 at the UF Straughn Center. Check back for information about 2017’s conference.
Courses and Events for Horse Owners
- Florida Equine Institute & Allied Trade Show on September 15, 2016 in Ocala, FL.
- UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County, Managing Creeping Indigo in Horse Pastures, Wimauma, FL, April 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Rec. Registration is required and costs $10.00 (Late fees apply). Register by April 15 online at Eventbrite.
- UF CVM and Sunshine Region Pony Clubs presents Equine Education Day, Gainesville, FL, January 23, 2016. Registration and payment due by January 15th.
- National Institute for Animal Agriculture, Equine Diseases Forum, Denver, CO, January 19-21, 2016. For more information or to register visit AnimalAgriculture.orgor contact the NIAA by calling 719-538-8843 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, Creeping Indigo in Horse Pastures, Naples, FL, October 15, 2015. Please call 863-674-4092 to register by October 8, 2015.
- UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Protecting Horses from Creeping Indigo and other Toxic Weeds, Sanford, FL, September 17, 2015. Please pre-register at 407-665-5558.
- UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, Protecting Horses from Creeping Indigo and other Toxic Weeds, Ocala, FL, August 25, 2015 at 6:00 at the Extension Auditorium. Register by calling 352-671-8400 or online at Eventbrite.
- UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Protecting Horses from Creeping Indigo and other Toxic Weeds, DeLand, FL, June 30, 2015. Register by calling 386-822-5778.
- UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Horse Health Workshop, Englewood, FL, June 25, 2015. (register here).
- UF/IFAS Marion County Extension, Raising Livestock on a Few Acres, Ocala, FL (register here):
- April 6 – Keeping Sheep, Goats and/or Cows
- April 13 – Raising Rabbits and Chickens
- April 20 – The Hobby Horse
- April 27 – Raising Freezer Beef
- UF/IFAS Sarasota County Extension, Horse Health and Safety Workshop, February 14, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sarasota, FL.
- UF/IFAS Equine Manure Management Summit 2014, May 22 & 29, 2014: Call 352-671-8400 to register
- Focus on the Sport Horse, Louisville, Kentucky, July 20-22, 2014
- Central Florida Pasture Management Conference, UF/IFAS Equine Science Center, September 11-12, 2014
- UF/IFAS Lake County Extension Equine Lecture Series: $10/class, $40/series
- UF/IFAS Best Management Practices Workshop. November 1, 2014.
- UF Veterinary Extension Event Calendar
- UF College of Veterinary Medicine Event Calendar