The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is offering a series of Equine Short Courses. These two-day equine courses are open to the public and are designed to be valuable to horse owners, veterinarians, trainers, breeders, and any one in any related field.
The New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA is the largest animal facility that includes hospital facilities for horses and large animals and diagnostic laboratories serving the agricultural industry.
These are the courses offered:
This course looks at both the physical and behavioral aspects of the pregnancy of the horse and the delivery. On day one, Patricia Sertich, VMD, DACT (associate professor at Penn Vet), will be speaking on the care of the pregnant more, normal and abnormal events of delivery and health care of the foal. On day two, Sue McDonnell, PhD will focus on the behavioral aspects of pregnancy, delivery and foal development.
This course will investigate the social and reproductive behavior of horses. The school’s pony-herd will be observed while they are resting, grazing, breeding, etc.
The cost for each equine course is $500 for one day and $900 for both days. Participants will receive a completion certificate at the end of the 2 day course.
The equine courses will be held at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA.
For more information or to register visit www.vet.upenn.edu/labs/equinebehavior or call 610-925-6203.