The 2015 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will be held at the Sheraton Red Deer on January 9-11, in Red Deer, Alberta, and features internationally recognized speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and professionals.

This year’s line-up of speakers includes:

• Dr. Bob Coleman – The Young Horse: Growing Up is Hard Work and Is My Horse Fat? There’s an App for That
• Dr. Stephen Peters – Your Horse’s Brain: An Owner’s Manual
• Martin Black – Reading the Horse: An Operator’s Manual
• Dr. Sheryl King – Good Intentions Can Be Bad For Your Horse: How Stable Management Impacts Natural Behavior Patterns
• Dr. Rebecca Gimenez – Improving Safety on the Road and on the Trail
• Dr. Brenda Abbey – Healing with Horses: The Impact of Interactions with Horses on the Human Brain
• Stacy Pigott – Training Practices for a Positive Image
• Claudia Cojocar – Being Better Caretakers of Competition Horses
• Dr. Tony Willing – Fair Market Value: Professional Horse Appraisal
• Dr. David Fraser – Understanding Animal Welfare
• Panel Discussion – Strategies to Grow the Horse Industry

Attendees can also visit the trade show, which features more than 50 equine businesses and organizations. It is open from Friday at 7:00 p.m. until Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Click here to register and here for more information.