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Free Webinar: Disaster Preparedness for Horse Farms

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Free Webinar: Disaster Preparedness for Horse Farms

Written by: Courtesy of Client
Client: Equestrian Professional
Release Date: 2012-04-05

April 5, 2012 - In the last two years, the equestrian community has been hit extremely hard by natural disasters. From the wildfires in both the USA and Australia, to the tornadoes in the Midwest and the South, to the flooding in the East, most equestrians either know someone personally or have experienced first hand the tragedies and destruction these events can have.

Floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires are generally beyond our control, and any of these events can have devastating affects on communities and individuals. Emergency personnel can be overwhelmed saving human lives, but what about your horses? Horse professionals have the additional responsibility of trying to ensure the safety of the animals in their care. Having a plan can make a difference. We invite you to attend Equestrian Professional’s free horse business webinar on disaster preparedness, and learn what you can do to keep your horses, your barn and yourself safe.

Event: Disaster Preparedness for Horse Farms
Speaker: Dr. Roberta Dwyer
Date: Monday April 16th
Time: 6:00 pm Pacific 8:00 Central 9:00 Eastern
Format: Simulcast – attend via your phone or computer …
Summary: Dr. Roberta Dwyer is a professor at the University of Kentucky and one of the country's leading experts on disaster preparedness for stables and horse owners. This webinar will help you become aware of the unique issues you might face as a horse professional during a disaster. It will help you create a viable plan for your stables and the horses in your care.

About the Speaker:
Roberta M. Dwyer graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and later earned a Master's degree in infectious diseases at the University of Kentucky. She currently is a professor at the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center where her primary efforts are in equine infectious diseases, disaster planning, biosecurity, and teaching. She is an instructor for the Strengthening Community Agrosecurity Planning program sponsored by the Extension Disaster Education Network and the US Department of Agriculture, and is a trained member of a regional incident management team.

We will also welcome an additional panelist for the Q&A, equine business insurance specialist, Marnye Langer of LEG Insurance Solutions.

This webinar is being offered FREE to all horse professionals and can be attended via your phone or computer. However, you must register to attend. Equestrian Professional’s Horse Business Webinars fill up quickly. SIGN UP TODAY!

About Equestrian
Equestrian provides horse business education, resources and support to horse professionals around the globe. The site offers a wide array of programs, tools and information to help horse trainers, riding instructors, breeders, stable operators and professional riders run profitable businesses and build successful equestrian careers
Contact: Elisabeth McMillan


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