Wed, Mar 10|
"Equine Enrichment Opportunities in Winter" with Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water
Learn about managing paddocks to keep horses healthy, mud-free and mentally stimulated. Learn about enrichment opportunities such as track paddocks, slow-feeders, horse toys, plus get ideas for designing a small-scale a trail course. Keep confinement areas interesting for you and your horses!
Time & Location
Mar 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
About the Event
Alayne Blickle, a lifelong equestrian and reining competitor, is the creator and director of Horses for Clean Water, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed environmental education program for horse owners. Well-known for her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approaches, Alayne is an educator, writer, and photojournalist who has worked with horse and livestock owners since 1990. She is also a regular contributing writer for The Horse magazine and TheHorse.com.
A lifelong learner, Alayne has an undergraduate degree in psychology and natural sciences (BA, Southern Illinois University) and has expanded and refined her education with a MA in communications (Southern Illinois University), post-graduate work in educational media (University of Washington) along with fine arts photography (University of Alaska). She keeps her training current in the areas of sustainable agronomy, natural resource management, rangeland ecology, and equine science. She holds the titles of: University of Idaho Master Gardner, King County Master Recycler/Composter, and Washington State University Livestock Adviser.
Alayne and her husband Matt raise and train reining horses at their eco-sensitive horse motel and guest ranch, Sweet Pepper Ranch, in sunny Nampa, Idaho.
Non Member, Student or Client
Join us on March 10th for this event. OCEN students, clients, and subscription plan members get FREE access.$14.99+$0.37 service fee