Nov 18, 2017 Special Event - Subject:  The Equine Digestive System

NHHC is holding an educational seminar on Sat. November 18th, at the Suncook Business Center, Allenstown from 9-3
Subject: the Equine Digestive System
Guest speaker, Dr. Simon George will guide us through the Anatomy and Physiology of the Equine Digestive system, including Equine Ulcers: Prevention, testing, treatment
There will be a presentation on the benefits of Hay Analysis, including the results analysis of both 1st and 2nd cut 2017 hay done by Equi-Analytical Laboratories. Core sampling instructions and tools. Core sampling tools will be available for use by NHHC members.
There will be a presentation on "How to read your feed tag, and what you need to understand from it in order to properly feed and supplement your horses's diet. (Not a sales presentation)
Lunch will be provided.
NHHC member... no charge
Non-members: $10 fee which includes your NHHC membership fee (individual membership, $5 discount on any other membership)
NHHC members who renew their membership at this event will receive a $5 discount
Actual Schedule: 
  9:15 : How to weigh your horse without a scale, and why the “weight tape” is not the answer.
  9:30:  Review of Henneke system for evaluating body condition (weight)
10:00:  How to read the feed tag; how to measure it; amino acids, minerals, vitamins
10:30:  Presentation by Dr. George
12:00:  lunch
12:30:  Hay Analysis:  Why do it, how to do it, how to interpret and implement the results.
  1:30:  More in-depth discussion of the use of the hay analysis and putting the results to work.


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Since 1986 the New Hampshire Horse Council (NHHC) has represented the interests of New Hampshire’s diverse horse industry. The NHHC, an official affiliate of the American Horse Council, is a nonprofit organization that represents all breeds and disciplines. Membership dollars provides us with the support we need to sponsor projects, provide benefits, and be involved in legislative issues and attain even more influence in the public arena.

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The purpose of the New Hampshire Horse Council (NHHC) is to promote the interests of horses in the state of New Hampshire. Acting as the official voice of the state’s horse industry, the NHHC will serve as a liaison among various horse groups, disseminate information and educate both the legislature and the general public. The NHHC will serve as an advisory body to the University of New Hampshire’s College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, the NH State Department of Agriculture, the Statewide Trails Advisory Committee and the NH Farm Bureau Horse Advisory Committee regarding horses and horse related activities and programs.