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Balanced Equine


Equine Nutrition Seminars with Carol Layton B.Sc, M.Ed

See below for current seminars for bookings.
This is a full day seminar, covering the following topics plus any topics that are requested:

  • Equine digestion
  • The Australian feed industry: an independent evaluation
  • Why fibre matters
  • Nutrients: protein, fats, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and electrolytes
  • Feeding for hoof, coat and immune system health
  • Understanding pasture and hay and the nutrition they provide – it’s not just roughage or filler
  • Who are the NRC
  • Limitations of soil, blood and hair testing
  • Pasture and hay testing
  • Understanding common causes of laminitis; insulin resistance IR/EMS and hindgut carbohydrate overload
  • PPID/Cushings horses
  • Common feeding fads and myths
  • Understanding feed labels

Time is allocated for any questions on the day, can be general questions to specific questions for your own horses.

Cost is $110 per person.

Past seminars have been held all over Australia and overseas as part of conferences.

WA - Northam, Bunbury, Greenbushes, Kojonup, Perth, Margaret River
NT - Darwin
Victoria - Melbourne, Macclesfield, Geelong, Colac
Queensland - Brisbane, Mackay, Mareeba, Cairns, Dayboro, Townsville, Toowoomba
SA - Adelaide Hills, Birdwood
NSW - Branch Lane, Richmond, Wagga Wagga, Tamworth
ACT - Canberra
Tasmania - Deloraine, Sorell, Hobart

New Zealand - Auckland

2011 Functional Hoof Conference, Melbourne, Victoria
2012 World Hoof Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 Functional Hoof Conference, Daylesford, Victoria
2016 Pacific Hoof Care Conference San Diego, USA
2017 NO Laminitis Conference, Tucson, USA
2018 Bowker Lectures, Windsor, NSW
2018 Animal Biomechanical Professionals Australia Conference, Launceston, Tasmania
2018 ACEHP Inspire, Melbourne, Victoria

2018 University of Adelaide Equine Special Interest Group - Veterinary undergraduates and other students

If you are interested in hosting a seminar, email carol.layton@gmail.com