BRSEA presents laminitis lecture March 28

Published 3:49 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Horse owners concerned with laminitis, grasses and nutrition will have an opportunity to attend a lecture presented by the Blue Ridge School of Equestrian Arts (BRSEA) on Monday, March 28 at the lecture hall at “Chateau du Cheval.” A panel, consisting of a vet, will be present to help you recognize, treat and prevent laminitis. Nutritional information on the latest in feeds and grasses will also be provided.

Lydia Juenger uses a live horse to show how to assess a horse’s physical fitness at the Feb. 19 BRSEA lecture. (photo submitted)

The lecture will start at 6:30 p.m. Appetizers and a beverage will be served. The cost of $27, to benefit BRSEA, is due before Thursday, March 24. Checks can be sent to BRSEA, P.O. Box 322, Tryon, N.C. 28782.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Lydia E. Juenger at 828-894-5545 or 828-817-0732 or visit or

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The “Chateau du Cheval” is located at 966 E. Frontage Rd. in Campobello.

“Chateau du Cheval” hosted the BRSEA lecture at lunch on Saturday, Feb. 19. The lecture consisted of the physical, emotional and intellectual sides of the horse. Attendees had the opportunity to see fist hand, using a live equine model on stage in the lecture hall of “Chateau du Cheval,” how to assess a horse’s physical fitness through fat scoring, range of motion and gait analysis. Lydia Juenger was the lecturer. She has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, competing and is the owner of Fox Meadow Farm in Mill Spring. She is also the head of the equine studies program at BRSEA.