Don’t miss out on discounted, early bird rates for the 2015 UK Equine Showcase on January 23 and Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course on January 24. Early bird rates end on Friday, January 9. Tickets and a complete schedule are available at http://2015ukshowcaseshortcourse.eventbrite.com/. Please remember that UK faculty, staff and extension agents get a discounted rate (basically just covering food). If you are interested in taking advantage of this, please email Jenny.Evans@uky.edu. There are limited spots for our internal group, which will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The UK Equine Showcase, now in its fourth year, will highlight the university’s current equine programs and relevant industry findings. It will run from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 23 with a light reception following.
The 6th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course is an in-depth program on equine reproduction and horse management issues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 24, with lunch provided.
All programs are open to veterinarians, owners and managers of all horse breeds or anyone with an interest in learning more about equine reproduction and topics concerning horse management. Continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians is pending approval by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners.
For out of town guests, the DoubleTree by Hilton has discounted rooms at $119 per night plus taxes. Reservations can be made by calling 859-268-0060 and requesting the UK COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE group block rate for the conference.