Media contact: Dr. Bob Mowrey, Extension Horse Husbandry Coordinator, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, 919.515.7871 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please note Dec. 13 early registration deadline)
Horse Training Clinic is Jan. 13-14 in Raleigh
North Carolina State University will provide a two-day horse-training clinic Jan. 13-14 in Raleigh. The early registration deadline for the clinic is Dec. 13.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Horse Husbandry Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State and the North Carolina Horse Council are providing the clinic, while it is sponsored by Land O' Lakes Purina Feed LLC.
The clinic, which will be held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, will feature well-known horse trainers and equestrians Lynn Palm of Ocala, Florida, and Van Hargis of Sulphur Springs, Texas. Palm and Hargis will provide instruction designed to help riders better control their horses, teach advanced maneuvers and suggest methods of dealing with problem horses.
Both spectators and riders may attend the clinic, with fees ranging from a $10 daily fee for youth spectators to $125 per training session for a rider and horse. Riders must be at least 19 years old.
The fee structure and registration information are available on line at http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/horse/SC_Clinic/SCmain.htm . Information is also available from the horse husbandry program office at 919.515.5784 or from Dr. Bob Mowrey, Extension Horse Husbandry coordinator at N.C. State University at 919.515.7871 or email@example.com .
North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an educational agency supported by county governments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and NC State and North Carolina A&T State universities. County agents, backed by specialists at the two land-grant universities, conduct educational programs related to agriculture and forestry, family and consumer sciences, 4-H, community and rural development and other issues.
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