EQUINES IN CYBERSPACE:
CanAdapt Funding Approved for on-line equine science courses Equine enthusiasts wanting to learn more about their favourite animal will be able to launch into the cyberspace of learning opportunities. The Equine Research Centre along with the Office of Open Learning at the University of Guelph are pleased to announce that funding has been received from CanAdapt to help in the creation of five web-based modules in equine science. This series of courses will cover many of the basics to help horseowners and employers develop better care and management of their horses. Up-to-date research findings from equine researchers at The University of Guelph, The Equine Research Centre and other research facilities world-wide will be incorporated into the curriculum.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
SATURDAY, OCT. 20 DIALOGUE ON NUTRITION
The 2nd Annual Nutrition Conference will feature speakers Dr. Laurie Lawrence of the University of Kentucky; Dr. Harold Hintz of Cornell University; Dr. John Burton, Dr. Physick-Sheard, Dr. Henry Staempfli, and Dr. Mark Hurtig of the University of Guelph; and the ERCs own nutrition researcher Shannon Pratt. Visit www.erc.on.ca for more information or you can register through the Office of Open Learning at Guelph (519) 767-5000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, OCT. 28 WOODBINE DAY AT THE RACES 2001
It is that time of year again, when horse lovers unite for a fun afternoon of dining, thoroughbred racing, and an exciting live and silent auction all in support of the ERCs research, education, and communication initiatives. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and to reserve your seat, contact Heather at the ERC (519) 837-0061 or email: email@example.com.
NOV. 16, 17 & 18 HANDS-ON REPRODUCTION WORKSHOPS
The ERC will be hosting a three-day reproduction workshop to continue to respond to new challenges for equine breeders. These workshops will address the issues, procedures and practices related to collecting, transporting, and freezing semen, and inseminating mares. The workshops are designed to be practical, in-depth and hands-on. To reserve your space, contact Debra Ottier at the ERC. Tel: (519) 837-0061 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't forget to visit "Fact Sheets" in the Education section at www.erc.on.ca.
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Updated: October 2005.