Three Horse Management Field Days Scheduled for February

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Events to Be Held Regionally, Beginning February 6

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is planning three in-person field days focused on horse management. Presentations and hands-on educational materials will be of interest for equine owners of all experience levels.

Presentations will be provided by faculty, staff, and students from the UT Department of Animal Science, UT Extension, and UT College of Veterinary Medicine. Topics this year will focus on nutrition, first aid, reproduction, equine skeleton and blanketing. Trending topics in the equine industry will also be discussed, along with a Q&A session.

The dates and locations of each field day include:

  • Eastern Region: Tuesday, February 6, 5 – 9 p.m. EST at the Brehm Animal Science Arena at UT Institute of Agriculture Campus, Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Western Region: February 12, 5 – 9 p.m. CST at the First Farmer’s Cooperative in Lexington, Tennessee

  • Central Region: Tuesday, February 13, 5 – 9 p.m. CST at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 1000 Main Entrance Drive, Spring Hill, Tennessee

Each event will include dinner and is open to the public. All ages are welcome to attend.

Pre-registration is $5 until February 5 and attendees may register online at After February 5, individual registration is $10. Participants may register at the door.

Contact Sawyer Main at or 865-974-7294 for questions or for group pricing information.

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is comprised of the Herbert College of Agriculture, UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. Through its land-grant mission of teaching, research and outreach, the Institute touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. to Tennesseans and beyond.

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