EQUINE NUTRITION EDUCATION

Full length course, guest lecture topics, videos and articles!

Want to learn more from an unbiased source? Here's how...

- Full length equine nutrition course

- Monthly guest lectures (free to OCEN Community Members)

- Guest lecture library (available to OCEN Community Members ONLY)

- Case study library (available to OCEN Community Members ONLY)

- Free weekly articles

- Low Carb Horse Hay Videos

- (NEW) Free Mule Monday Q&A

 
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STOP GUESSING & START GLOATING

"How to Choose the Right Feeds and Supplements for Your Horse"

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the quantity of equine nutrition products and opinions out there then this course is for you! In five lectures Natalie teaches equestrians how to better balance equine diets without lengthy math problems or spending a fortune. Invest NOW in your feeding future!

 

GUEST LECTURES

Register for one or more live events by clicking Learn More below. Registrants automatically receive the recording. OCEN Community Members get FREE access to all live guest lectures and recordings!

 

Upcoming Educational Events

  • "How Much Foo in FOO FOO Dust?" by Dr. Randel Raub, Director of Research and Nutrition for the Kent Nutrition Group
    Jun 01, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM MDT
    Live Webinar and Recording
    Dr. Randel Raub, a veteran of the private and public equine nutrition sectors, has a fun and engaging presentation about the safety and efficacy of the feed and supplement products that you pay so much for each month! This is a KNOWLEDGE IS POWER presentation!
  • -ON DEMAND- How to Choose the Right Feeds & Supplements in 5 Parts
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 06
    Lectures + Worksheets Via Email
    Jun 06, 7:00 PM MDT – Jul 03, 7:00 PM MDT
    Lectures + Worksheets Via Email
    If you're feeling overwhelmed by the quantity of equine nutrition products and opinions out there then this course is for you! In five lectures Natalie teaches equestrians how to better balance horse diets without lengthy math problems or spending a fortune. Invest NOW in your feeding future!
  • "Taming the Supplement Craze: Red Flags, Green Flags, & Questions You Should Ask" with Bill Bookout, President of NASC
    May 11, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM MDT
    Live & Recorded Webinar
    How can you be certain that the supplements you feed actually work? How are we protected as consumers and equestrians from the many ways in which supplements can be unsafe? Learn more from the President of the only third party regulator doing this work for your horses. Knowledge is power!
 
 

Past Events- Must Purchase a Membership to Access Recordings

  • Kissing Spine & Kissing Spine Surgery
    Membership Offer
    Thu, Apr 14
    Zoom Webinar
    Apr 14, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM MDT
    Zoom Webinar
    Kissing spine! A dreadful word in the performance horse industry. What are the causes, sign, and treatments? OCEN is offering a unique opportunity to learn from the top K.S. surgeon in the U.S.- Dr. Cliff Honnas of Texas Equine Hospital.
  • The Problem with Fat Horses
    Membership Offer
    Wed, Mar 09
    Zoom Webinar
    Mar 09, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM MST
    Zoom Webinar
    Learn about the risks associated with equine obesity- a "growing" problem in the equine industry. Presented by Dr. Frank Andrews, Department Head of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University (OCEN's FAVORITE speaker to date!)
  • Feeding Horses Naturally: Nature vs the NRC
    Membership Offer
    Wed, Feb 09
    Zoom Webinar
    Feb 09, 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM MST
    Zoom Webinar
    What does it mean to feed horses "naturally"? Some horses continue to be fed as “nature-intended” with 24/7 access to fresh pasture and room to roam, but what about the rest? Learn from a long time equine nutritionist and researcher what "Natural" means to her and the science behind it.
  • Equine Podiatry: Preventing Lameness in Horses (Performance, Sport, and Recreational)
    Jan 12, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    "No Hoof, No Horse", right? So, the old saying goes, and this could not be more true today. Many equine lamenesses originate in the hoof, so it's an important structure to know and understand. Learn about the anatomy and how to prevent lameness with Dr. Karen Blake of Bend Equine!
  • "How to Choose the Right Feeds & Supplements for Your Horse" *A Full Length, Mind-Bending Nutrition Course
    Jan 10, 6:00 PM – Feb 08, 10:00 PM
    Live Recordings + Worksheets Via Email
    If you're feeling overwhelmed by the quantity of equine nutrition products and opinions out there then this course is for you! In five lectures Natalie teaches equestrians how to better balance equine diets without lengthy math problems or spending a fortune. Invest NOW in your feeding future!
  • Haynets & Slow Feeders! The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Membership Offer
    Wed, Dec 08
    Zoom Webinar
    Dec 08, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Haynets are one of the few tools that horse owners have to manage equine diseases related to obesity and carb sensitivity, but they are often misunderstood and troublesome to implement. Learn HOW best to use haynets and the inherent dangers with Dr. Trinette Jones of Texas A&M!
  • The Why & How of Laminitis from a Researcher
    Membership Offer
    Thu, Nov 18
    Zoom Webinar
    Nov 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Anatomy, physiology, and types of laminitis from Hannah Galantino-Homer, VMD-PhD and her Galantino-Homer Laminitis Laboratory! How are the causes of laminitis different and how are they the same? How do we study it!?! All proceeds will go to laminitis research at New Bolton Center @ PennVet!
  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis, WHAT?
    Membership Offer
    Wed, Nov 03
    Zoom Webinar
    Nov 03, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and available treatments for EPM- a neurologic disease that appears to be spreading across the U.S. Presented by Dr. Frank Andrews, Department Head of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University.
  • "Choosing Supplements Wisely" with Dr. Carey Williams of Rutgers University
    Jun 16, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Dr. Carey Williams is a multi-award winning equine extension agent from Rutgers University. Her OCEN presentation in 2020 was so well received, that I've asked her back! This broad-sweeping lecture on equine supplements is a MUST HEAR for anyone feeding more than hay!