2011 Congress Lectures and Demonstrations Schedule

August 9th, 2011 1:18 PM | No Comments

Each year the All American Quarter Horse Congress develops a lecture and demonstration series that features some of the industry’s most notable professionals. This year, topics range from Equine Piroplasmosis to show ring attire and paddock fencing to judging performance halter. Professional horse trainers such as Bruce Vickery, Randy Wilson and Jackie Krshka are slated to give demonstrations highlighting different disciplines, among several others. Veterinarians from the Ohio State University, University Equine Services (University of Findlay) and Rood and Riddle Equine are also scheduled to give lectures on various topics.

2011 Congress Lecture Series
Friday, October 14, 2011
3:30 p.m. – How to Improve Your Cutting Score
Presented by Russell McCord, Director of Judges, National Cutting Horse Association

Saturday, October 15, 2011
1:00 p.m. – Overweight Horses and Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Presented by Teresa Burns, DVM, MS, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Friday, October 21, 2011
11:00 a.m. – Dress for Success: Tips for Coordinating Perfect Show Ring Attire
Presented by Julia Thomas, Trudy Black, and Debbie Hodde

1:00 p.m. – Equine Piroplasmosis
Presented by Tony Forshey, DVM, State Veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture

3:00 p.m. – Horse Fencing: Paddock Design, Material Selection. and Installation
Presented by Tracy Bryant, Penrod Lumber Co. Inc., Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida

Sunday, October 23, 2011
11:00 a.m. – Quarter Cracks
Presented by Raul Bras, DVM, CJF, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital,
Podiatry Department

Friday, October 28, 2011
1:00 p.m. – Evaluating Hay Quality
Presented by Mike Kramer, John Deere Co. and Gary Horrisberger, Holmes Laboratory, Inc. SPONSORED BY THE JOHN DEERE CO.

3:00 p.m. – Equine Respiratory/Infectious Disease
Presented by Greg Hass, DVM, University Equine Veterinary Services

All lectures will be held in the Congress Lecture Hall/Congress Corral.

2011 Congress Demonstrations
Saturday, October 15, 2011
10:00 a.m. – Halter
Presented by Mike McMillian, Texas

3:00 p.m. – Reining*
Presented by Rocky Dare, New Jersey

5:00 p.m. – Recreational Trail Riding
Presented by Jenny Lance, Ohio

Sunday, October 16, 2011
1:00 p.m. – Western Pleasure
Presented by Randy Wilson, Ohio

3:00 p.m. – Longe Line
Presented by Robin Gollehan, Kentucky and David Dellin, Texas

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
1:00 p.m. – Judging Performance Halter
Presented by Tim Finkenbinder, Texas

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
11:00 a.m. – Trail
Presented by Bruce Vickery, Ohio

Thursday, October 20, 2011
4:00 p.m. – Showmanship
Presented by Jackie Krshka, Oklahoma

Saturday, October 22, 2011
10:30 a.m. – Hunter Under Saddle
Presented by Kim Reynolds, Florida

Saturday, October 29, 2011
10:00 a.m. – Barrel Racing
Presented by Lance Graves, Oklahoma

*Reining demonstration will be held in the Coliseum. All other demonstrations will be held in Cooper Arena.

For more information, visit www.oqha.com.

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