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Equine Nutrition Clinic

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Equine Nutritionist Clinic

Attention Farriers & Horse Owners

Beginners to Professionals

Free Admission - RSVP Required

8:00 a.m. - Breakfast Meet & Greet ($5 per person)

9:00 a.m.-  Buck McColl Equine Nutrition Presentation

Equine Feeds – Understanding and Comparing Equine Feed Tags
Supplements – When should you use them and Why
Hydration – Electrolytes & water intake
Body Condition – Hooves, coat, teeth, gums, tails and attitude
Complete Diet – Grass, hay, fiber feeding, sugars and carbs
Tips for farriers when evaluating hooves
Understanding Lameness & Founder – How it occurs and Why
12:00 p.m. – Conclusion and lunch ($5 per person)

Horses and their owners will be here for evaluations.

About Buck McColl

Buck recently retired as the owner and nutritionist for Mobile Milling Service, Inc., a family owned and operated business since 1953. Buck provided years of dedication and service to the Bovine & Equine Industry with his knowledge, professionalism and personality. He has been a frequent speaker at the International Hoof Care Summit as well as:

  • Frequent Lecturer Western Veterinarian  Conference,  American Farriers Convention, marketing Seminars and Horse Industry Conferences,  Various Youth and Civic Groups
  • Lameness Clinics across US and Canada
  • BWFA Hall of Fame Member
  • Inventor of the PBM Protector Pad
  • Columnist and author
  • Consultant to a variety of horse industries
  • Accomplished farrier for 21 years
  • Appearing on PBS TV series “Living with Animals”

To RSVP, call the FNRC at 706-397-8909 or email

Clinic held at the Farriers' National Research Center and School in partnership with the Brotherhood of Working Farriers Association, with the help of farriers & horse owners.

Earlier Event: April 12
Viriginia - SEFHA Meeting
Later Event: April 15
Georgia - Forge Class