Crofton Discussion: My Horse Moves Well, But Why Don’t I?

Discussions at Dover: My Horse Moves Well, But Why Don’t I?
Thursday, April 24; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

We will discuss:
• Is it you or your horse that is imbalanced?
• What to stretch or strengthen to optimize performance.
• How to correct imbalances through stretching, foam roll and core

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

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Branchburg Discussion: Equi-Tape – The First Elastic Kinesiology Athletic Training Tape for the Equine Athlete

Discussions at Dover
Equi-Tape: The First Elastic Kinesiology Athletic Training Tape for the Equine Athlete

Thursday, April 17; 6:30-7:30pm

We will discuss how it works and application techniques.

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

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Warrington Discussions: Equine Lameness Exam – What to Expect

Discussions at Dover: Equine Lameness Exam – What to Expect
Thursday, April 17; 6:30-7:30 pm
at our Warrington store!

Presented by: Dr. Joanne Vecchione, VMD, Blauner, Vecchione & Associates

We will discuss the Definition, Diagnosis, Treatment with Existing Therapies and Protocols.

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

Medina Discussions: Spring Horse Show Prep from a Horse Health Perspective

Discussions at Dover: Springtime Show Prep from a Horse Health Perspective
Thursday 3/27/14, 6:30-7:30 pm

Presented by: Colleen Carter, DVM at Sunset Ridge Equine Veterinary Services

Get Dr. Carter’s opinion on timely details as show season approaches:
• Timing of “Coggins” test
• When to obtain a health certificate to cross state lines
• Best time to float teeth
• Timing of vaccinations

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

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DATE CHANGE DUE TO WINTER STORM – Discussions at Dover: English Saddle FittingNorth Kingstown Discussions: Springtime Show Prep from a Horse Health Perspective

Presented by: Ashleigh Crowell, DVM
NEW DATE: Thursday 2/20/14, 6:30-7:30 pm
at our North Kingstown Store

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Get Dr. Crowell’s opinion on timely details as show season approaches:
• Timing of “Coggins” test
• When to obtain a health certificate to cross state lines
• Best time to float teeth
• Timing of vaccinations

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

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DATE CHANGE DUE TO WINTER STORM – Plaistow Discussions: English Saddle Fitting

Discussions at Dover: English Saddle Fitting
New Date: Thursday, March 13; 6:30-7:30 pm

Presented by: Colin Kimball-Davis, The English Saddler. Colin has been fitting,
adjusting and repairing saddles for two decades. He’ll explain how to:
• Determine if a saddle is correctly balanced
• Identify the many subtleties of discipline-specific saddle fit
• Achieve a quality reflocking job

Free admission and refreshments, door prizes, $5 gift certificate for every attendee.

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Discussions at Dover: “Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Resources for Horse Owners”

Thursday, November 14; 6:30-7:30pm
At our Raleigh Store

Presented by: Heather Tart, Wake County Co-Operative Extension with the Fire Marshal and speakers from the Animal Emergency Committee
• Fire prevention
• Animal rescue
• How to get medications and veterinary help during disasters
• Shelter information for horses and small animals

Plus information about the Animal Emergency Committee, FEMA and the creation of an official Wake County Disaster Management Plan for Animals.

Free admission, free refreshments, door prizes and a $5 gift certificate for every participant.

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Discussions at Dover: “How to Respond to an Equine Medical Emergency”

Thursday, November 14; 6:30-7:30pm
At our Plaistow Store

Presented by: Dr. Barbara Harrison, North Bridge Equine
• What constitutes an emergency
• When to call your vet
• How to save critical time
• What to do while you wait
• Supplies to have on hand

Free admission, free refreshments, door prizes and a $5 gift certificate for every participant.

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Discussions at Dover: “Blanketing Your Horse for Winter”

Thursday, October 10; 6:30-7:30pm
At our Plaistow Store – Click here for directions!

Presented by: Geoff Spicer, WeatherBeeta
-Blanket design, materials and function
-Choosing the optimal weight blanket for your horse
-Tips for fitting

Free admission, free refreshments, door prizes and a $5 gift certificate for every participant.