By Jocelyn Adams, HCBC Communication

The Horse Council BC Community Talks Travelling Road Show Equine Education Summit is making its way to the beautiful Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa on Vancouver Island, on November 18th, for a fun day of learning from expert speakers.

You do not need to be a Horse Council BC (HCBC) member to attend, and admission is by donation to the HCBC Animal Disaster Relief Fund. 

Topics will include Nutritional Needs for Horses, Equine Parasite Management and Vaccination, Equine Obesity and Metabolic Disease, and Helping BC Farm Employers and Workers Make – and Keep – Their Workplaces Healthy and Safe.

Victoria will be the last stop for 2018, after successful stops in Prince George, the Fraser Valley, 108 Mile House, and Kelowna!

HCBC would like to thank Community Talks Travelling Road Show speakers Ken Wilkinson and Brad Hannah; Equine Nutritionists, Dr. Melanie Wowk Manager Veterinary Services, Cattle-Equine-Genetics Product Support; Zoetis Inc.; Wendy Bennett, Executive Director AgSafe; and Dr. Steven Manning, Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, for helping us bring their knowledge to Victoria.

Don’t miss out and make sure to pre-register! Visit the HCBC website for more information and to save your spot.

About the Community Talks Travelling Road Show

The Community Talks Travelling Road Show is a program started by HCBC in 2017. Its goal is to bring a day of equine education to communities around the province. Every stop on the Road Show includes expert speakers presenting on a wide range of topics. The 2018 program is sponsored by Otter Co-Op, SciencePure Nutraceuticals Inc., Langley Environmental Partners Society, Manure Link, Zoetis Canada Inc., Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Canadian Horse Journal, Fraser Analytical Services, Comfort Muzzle, Environmental Farm Plan, and AgSafe BC. Go to the HCBC website to learn more.

About Horse Council BC - Horse Council British Columbia is a member service organization that collaborates with business, industry and government on behalf of equine welfare, sports, recreation and the individual rider/driver. Tradition, strong values, and superior hard work provided by volunteers has made Horse Council BC the largest and most successful multi-discipline, multi-breed equine association in Canada.

Main image: Photo: Shutterstock/Grigorita Ko

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