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Evergreen Park is hosting a Horse Health & Welfare Workshop on Tuesday, May 20.

Dr. Krista Howden will be presenting on biosecurity practices “A Road Map To Your Horse’s Health” that will help keep horse owners and their animals healthy and safe.

There are two sessions in the ENTREC Centre at Evergreen Park – one from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and another from 6:30-9 p.m. There is no charge and a light meal is included. There is limited seating so everyone is asked to register early by filling in a registration form online by going to the Online Tickets tab on the Evergreen Park website at or by calling Evergreen Park at 780-532-3279.

 Dr. Howden comes to Grande Prairie with an impressive background.

 She graduated with great distinction from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 1999. She worked as an associate veterinarian with Edmonton Equine Veterinary Services from 1999-2004 where she furthered her interest in internal medicine, neonatology and herd health.

 In 2009 she completed her Masters degree in Veterinary Epidemiology & Public Health at the Royal Veterinary College in the United Kingdom. Upon completion of her MSc she accepted a position as Epidemiologist & Scientific Advisor with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in the Foreign Animal Disease section with a focus on equine programs and outbreak investigations.

She continues to work full time with the CFIA with a focus on surveillance and outbreak investigation. Dr. Howden also owns an equine ambulatory practice in Sherwood Park and enjoys competing in the hunters/jumpers and riding with her two daughters.

 The workshop is co-sponsored by the Alberta Equestrian Federation, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, Growing Forward 2 (a federal-territorial initative), the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada.

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Another fight card is being held at the ENTREC Centre on Saturday, April 19. Details will be released at a press conference shortly.

Tickets for this event will be available through the Evergreen Park Online Ticketing Program. They can be found on the Evergreen Park website at Find the ONLINE TICKETS tab and then you can link to the ticket ordering page by finding the MMA fight's information.