Day At The Track

Talks on Feeding the Performance Horse

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The 14th Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference, the regions premier animal nutrition conference, will be held March 23-24, 2016 at the Hunt Valley Wyndam Grand in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Two days of expert speakers have been lined up with the second day featuring a session devoted solely to feeding horses engaged in elite equestrian competition.  

Veterinarians, students, horse trainers, horse breeders, and horse owners should not miss this opportunity to learn about exciting new discoveries related to their equine athletes. 

All attendees will receive conference proceedings, lunch, and the opportunity to ask questions of all of the experts. 

Pre-registrations are encouraged and can be done online at:

14th Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference - Equine Session Schedule

Thursday, March 24th, 2016


A Look Back at the Feeding of Performance Horses

Dr. David Marlin, Science Supplements


Protein Nutrition for Exercise Demand

Dr. Kristine Urshel, University of Kentucky


Mineral Nutrition of the Equine Athlete

Dr. Brian Nielsen, Michigan State University


New Advances for Supplement Use in Performance Horses

Dr. David Marlin, Science Supplements


Feeding the Elite Show Jumper

Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips, North Carolina State University


New Advances in Treating Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses

Dr. Frank M. Andrews, Louisiana State University

The conference is hosted by the Maryland Feed Industry Council, University of Maryland, Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Rutgers University, American Feed Industry Association, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

For more information on the entire conference, please visit our website at

For information on sponsoring this event, please contact Jennifer Reynolds at 301-405-1547.

Equine Extension Specialist

Rutgers, the State University

84 Lipman Dr., 213E Bartlett Hall

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Please send replies to CAREY.WILLIAMS@RUTGERS.EDU


PH: 848-932-5529

FX: 732-932-6996

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