TAMWORTH Equine Nutrition & Pasture Management Seminar

TAMWORTH Equine Nutrition & Pasture Management Seminar

TAMWORTH Equine Nutrition & Pasture Management Seminar

Date: Thursday, 27 July 2017

Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

Venue: Tamworth Jokey Club, Racecourse Taminda NSW 2340

RSVP: For catering purposes please RSVP by Monday, 17 July 2017.  To reserve your seat phone us today on 1800 81 57 57.

Canapes, tea and coffee will be provided and presenters will be there for questions and discussion. Each attendee will receive a Feed XL voucher and a gift bag.

If you are looking to get the most out of your horse pastures and are looking for strategies to manage various nutrition related horse health issues, book your FREE seat today.

AgSolutions Australia is pleased to announce that Dr. Nerida Richards, one of Australia’s foremost experts in equine nutrition, will be the keynote speaker at our Equine Nutrition and Pasture Management Seminar.

The seminar will cover strategies to assist owners in providing their horses with a balanced diet to achieve optimum health and wellbeing.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Nerida Richards – B. Rural Science (Hons) PhD and Lead Nutritionist at FeedXL Pty Ltd

Nerida is a keen horsewoman and a passionate scientist.  Nerida has a Bachelors Degree in Rural Science with first class Honours through the University of New England, during which time she was awarded the John Nivison Epworth prize for excellence in animal nutrition. Nerida followed this Degree with a Doctorates Degree in Equine Nutrition. In 2003, Nerida founded Equilize Horse Nutrition, a company that continues to specialise in providing independent, professional technical advice in all areas of equine nutrition to feed and supplement companies worldwide. Nerida was also instrumental in the design, development and commercialisation of the FeedXL nutrition software and is still heavily involved in its ongoing operation.

Gary Zerner, Field Advisor AgSolutions Australia

Gary Zerner – Sales Manager at AgSolutions Australia

Gary is the National Sales Manager for AgSolutions Australia and is a graduate of the University of Queensland specializing in agronomy and livestock nutrition. Gary has a deep understanding and practical approach to soil and livestock systems, pasture nutrition, animal health and livestock supplements.

Topics will include:

  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • The importance of forage
  • Nutrient gaps – the things forage won’t provide your horse
  • Bighead – what is it, how can I tell if my horse has it, how do i feed my horse to avoid it?
  • Managing horses with laminitis
  • Nutrition for hoof and coat health
  • Pasture management for horses
  • How AgSolutions can help

Are you in the Veterinary industry?

Attain 2 points toward the Veterinary Continuing Professional Development Program signed off on the evening by Dr. Nerida Richards.