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Horse Program Leader Conference is Jan. 27-28 in Greensboro, NC

People interested in working with young people and horses may be interested in the Carolina/Virginia Horse Volunteer Leader Training Conference Jan. 27-28 in
Greensboro, NC.

The early registration deadline for the conference is Dec. 27. The conference is sponsored by 4-H horse programs at
North Carolina State University and Virginia Tech University. It will be held at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Center in Guilford County, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro.

The conference registration fee is $25 prior to Dec. 27, after which it rises to $30.

The event is designed to provide information on topics related to working with horses and young people. It is open to adults and teenagers leading 4-H and horse breed association youth programs as well as cooperative extension agents and
FFA instructors interested in learning about programs that involve young people and horse-related subjects and activities.

The conference features educators and veteran volunteer horse club leaders from
N.C. State University and Virginia Tech speaking on youth-equine-related topics.

Registration and other information is available on line at

Information is also available from the horse husbandry program office at (919) 515-5784 or from Dr. Bob Mowrey, Extension Horse Husbandry coordinator at N.C. State University at (919) 515-7871 or

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an educational agency supported by county governments, the
U.S. Department of Agriculture and NC State and North Carolina A&T State universities. County agents, backed by specialists at the two land-grant universities, conduct educational programs related to agriculture and forestry, family and consumer sciences, 4-H, community and rural development and other issues.

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