Horse Care 101 at Allison Creek Farm!

Allison Creek Farm is excited to announce a new educational series! Come out to the farm to learn Horse Care 101 with all your favorite horse locals. Some classes, seminars, or workshops will be taught by us, others by the appropriate professionals. Cost will vary, hopefully with a few free ones!

Some of the topics we are considering include:

    • Vet: when to call the vet; vaccines; dental floats; deworming
    • Farrier: whens and whys of shoeing; hoof care and common problems
    • Nutrition
    • Breeding perspectives: vet, stallion owner, mare and foal owner
    • Saddle fit for both english and western disciplines
    • Buying a horse
    • Barn management: erosion and mud; grasses and hay; common local plants that are poisonous for horses; fencing; shelter
    • Basic horsemanship demonstrations; working with youngsters
    • Hauling: trailer safety; hauling and backing workshops

First event: Rope Halter Workshop – March 8th (link).

Do you have topic to suggest or questions? Comment on this page, email Amanda: amanda@allisoncreekfarm.com, or call her at 706.338.1358.

Rope Halter Workshop – March 8th

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Photo credit to Jennifer Elder

We are excited for the first workshop in our new educational series! Rope Halter Workshop with Stacey McCoy. Stacey will give a presentation about rope halters with one of our horses. We will discuss safety, why and how they work, and how you can use them to improve communication and safety with your horse. Then we will all settle in under the pavilion and tie your first halter!

Date and time: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 – 630p to 830p.

Location: Allison Creek Farm – 2131 Watson Spring Road, Watkinsville.

Cost is $25 per person. Rope will be provided. And you will get to take your halter home!

Notes:

  • Reservation required by March 5th (so we can get your supplies!)
  • Parking in the main pasture.

Call or email Amanda with to reserve your spot – 706.338.1358, amanda@allisoncreekfarm.com.