Learn how to weave pasture care, equine nutrition and horse health together. Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water will cover pasture management and how it relates to horse health. Learn basic techniques for good pasture management including monitoring grass growth, integrating a "sacrifice" paddock, fencing, liming, using compost and rotational grazing. Other topics include what constitutes a “lush” pasture and how to manage horses and grazing so horses don’t become overweight.
Register at: pasturemanagementandhorsehealth.eventbrite.com
Can't make it to our Wednesday event?
We've got another great event happening on Sunday, April 24
Holistic Manure Management
Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Stillaguamish Grange, 6521 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, WA 98292
Learn the latest on manure management and horse health from Horses for Clean Water’s Alayne Blickle and local veterinarian Dr. Julie Eihl, DVM. They will outline a holistic approach to parasite control and manure management, including how to compost horse manure, control parasites and “natural” options to safely cut back on deworming. Save money, keep your horse healthy AND keep the environment healthy, too!
Sponsored by Snohomish Conservation District with funding from Snohomish County Surface Water Management and the Stillaguamish River Clean Water District.