Learn to keep healthy horses and landscapes with Landcare

Mid Lachlan Landcare is holding a Healthy Horses Healthy Landscapes informal morning of discussion on the horses birthday.

The morning, at Peter and Karen Davis's property 'Laanecoorie' 1622 Davys Plains Road Cargo starts at 9.30am and finishes at 1pm.

The morning will involve discussion and practical information on how to keep healthy paddocks and maintain healthy horses on your farm.

Karen and Peter will present the system they use to keep healthy horses, maintain healthy pastures and maintain groundcover.

Michelle Blowes, Principal Veterinary Officer Department of Agriculture, and horse owner, will discuss general principles of parasite control and biosecurity.

Nikki Tucker of Gutzbusta Hay Nets will be on hand to discuss laminitis risks.

Kate McCarthy from Central Tablelands Local Land Services will have display materials and information available.

The morning will also include a panel discussion where attendees will be invited to ask questions of the presenters.

Directions to the Davis family woolshed "Laanecoorie": "Laanecoorie" is on the Davys Plains Rd 5km from Cargo or 16km from Cudal.

There will be a Landcare flag at the entrance.

This event is free but numbers are limited so please RSVP quickly to secure your place.

Please bring your own chair and mug.

Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are a must.

Morning tea and sausage sizzle lunch is included.

When you RSVP, please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

RSVP by Tuesday, July 30 to Peter Davis 0408 643 122 or email midlachlanlandcare@gmail.com