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Feb 22, 2011

Tips for Protecting Your Barn and Horses from Disease

Dr. Betsy GreeneWATCH the recorded webcast

Speaker: Dr. Betsy Greene | University of Vermont

Summary: Is your Horse Farm at risk from an equine version of “Typhoid Mary?” Do you know the most likely ways that your horse may be exposed to disease? How can you decrease your horse’s chance of infection in case of an outbreak? How do you care for, handle or clean up after a sick horse has been identified? This Webinar will give practical evaluation methods and advice for prevention, protection, and proactive ways of minimizing disease risk in your horse facility.

Presenter Information: Dr. Betsy Greene is a Professor of Animal Science and Extension Equine Specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont.  She was raised in Bedford, Massachusetts and received her A.A.S. and B.S. from Morehead State University, her M.S. from the University of Arizona, and her Ph.D. from Kansas State University.  She earned American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists certification in 1997.