Oregon Horse Country and CHS Nutrition (Equis Feed) have partnered for the 2nd year in a row to host a very unique equine nutrition workshop on January 30th, 2018 at the Clackamas Banquet & Catering Center. A line up of equine nutrition researchers of this caliber may NEVER again be together in one room near you, so don’t miss out! Topics include everything from carbohydrates in the diet, mapping the equine microbiome, selenium supplementation, and so much more! Check out the very impressive list of speakers from across the country and their biographies below.
AGENDA | 10 AM to 2:30 PM PST
*Due to the speaker’s schedule, only 1 session can be hosted and it must be in the east Portland region.
* Speaker biographies attached in jpg below.
10:00 AM ARRIVE: Feeds & Forages Quiz Begins
10:20 Introduction by Natalie Shaw, BS PAS
10:30 Christine Warzecha, MS PAS | Diamond V
The Microbiome’s effect on gut health, immunity and performance
11:00 Roger Scaletti, PhD | Alltech, Inc.
Selenium: Role in immune function, exercise physiology, oxidative stress, growth and reproduction
11:30 Kara Ortega, MS | DSM Nutritional Products, LLC
Vitamin Supplementation for the Equine Athlete
12:00 PM LUNCH
12:30 Amy Biddle, PhD | University of Deleware
The Equine Microbiome Project: Mapping your horse’s gut
1:00 Natalie Shaw, BS PAS | CHS Nutrition
Hay and pasture as sources of carbohydrates in the equine diet
1:30 Lori Warren, PhD | University of Florida
Targeting performance with fat-added diets: where do omega-3 fatty acids fit in?
2:00 Q&A and Results of Feed & Forage Quiz
Lunch is provided, your choice of (contact us with any dietary restriction and we will do our best to accommodate you):
- Chicken Florentine – A marinated breast of chicken, stuffed with fresh spinach and mozzarella cheese, topped with a simple sauce of butter, cream, chicken stock and Parmesan cheese, accompanied by rice pilaf, garden vegetables and a warm dinner roll and butter. Coffee and Iced tea will be provided.
- Pasta Primavera – Penne pasta, fresh vegetables combined together in a creamy house made Alfredo sauce, accompanied by garlic bread. Coffee and Iced tea will be provided