April 26, 27, 28 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council
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2019 MN Horse Expo Speakers/Demos
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Nicky Overgaard

Nicky graduated from the University of Minnesota Crookston with a BS in Equine Science. She received her MMgt from the University of Mary in 2005. Nicky has been an Instructor at UMC for 21 years teaching courses such as Horse Production, Advanced Western, Training and Showing, Equine Reproductive Techniques, Equine Evaluation and Riding Instructor Training. Nicky is a long time MN 4-H carded judge, a member of the UMN Horse Advisory Committee, board member of the ND Appaloosa Horse Club, and youth clinician. Nicky enjoys raising, training and showing all around appaloosas in MN and ND.

Friday, April 26
Saturday, April 27
Sunday, April 28


11:00-Noon Horse Barn Ring

Handling and Halter Breaking Young Horses

Nicky Overgaard, University of Minnesota Crookston Equine Science faculty member will be working with young horses and discussing how to properly handle them.  Discussion and demonstration will be utilized for starting work with a newborn foal up to halter breaking, leading, and gentling techniques needed to train a young horse for their future.
 

Friday, April 26

4:00-5:00 DNR Building
Roundtable: Educating the Future of the Horse Industry

Nicky Overgaard, University of Minnesota Crookston Equine Science Instructor will participate in a discussion of how students majoring in Equine Science at any institution are the future of educated horsemen in not only Minnesota, but the nation. Students majoring in equine science are our future veterinarians, riding instructors, judges, nutritionists, and horse owners.  Learn more about opportunities, education, and careers in the horse industry.



Saturday, April 27


5:00-6:00 DNR Building
Roundtable: Educating the Future of the Horse Industry

Nicky Overgaard, University of Minnesota Crookston Equine Science Instructor will participate in a discussion of how students majoring in Equine Science at any institution are the future of educated horsemen in not only Minnesota, but the nation. Students majoring in equine science are our future veterinarians, riding instructors, judges, nutritionists, and horse owners.  Learn more about opportunities, education, and careers in the horse industry.
 

 

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