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Introductory horse judging course is Oct. 19-21

September 10, 2007

Media Contact: Media Contact: Dr. Bob Mowrey, Extension Horse Husbandry coordinator, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, 919.515.7871 or bob_mowrey@ncsu.edu, or the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Horse Husbandry Program at 919.515.5784

The Extension Horse Husbandry program at North Carolina State University will provide an introductory level horse judging short course Oct. 19-21 in Raleigh.

The course is designed for people with limited horse judging experience, coaches of youth horse judging teams, FFA instructors and others interested in becoming judges. Emphasis will be placed on teaching the judging systems appropriate for various classes in the western, hunt seat, sadddleseat and non-trotting divisions.

Participants may choose either a two-day or three-day session. The cost of the two-day session is $90, while the cost of the three-day session is $120. Registration forms and fees should be postmarked by Oct. 1 to avoid a $25 late fee.

Additional information is available from Dr. Bob Mowrey, Extension Horse Husbandry coordinator, at 919.515.7871 or bob_mowrey@ncsu.edu. Information is also available on line at http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/horse/SC_Clinic/SCmain.htm or from the Extension Horse Husbandry program at 919.515.5784.

The course is provided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Horse Husbandry Program and Department of Animal Science at N.C. State University in cooperation with the North Carolina Horse Council and Regional Equine Information Network System (REINS).

Written by:
Dave Caldwell, 919.513.3127 or dave_caldwell@ncsu.edu

Posted by Dave at September 10, 2007 10:09 AM