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Sat, Oct 14



Managing Horses on Small Acreage in Western Montana + Farm Tours!

The Missoula Horse Council and the Missoula Conservation District have partnered with Horses for Clean Water to bring you a unique educational event to help optimize your horse property! Join us in-person or remote! All proceeds benefit the Big Sky Horse Park.

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Managing Horses on  Small Acreage in Western Montana + Farm Tours!
Managing Horses on  Small Acreage in Western Montana + Farm Tours!

Time & Location

Oct 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM MDT

Missoula, 1075 South Ave W, Missoula, MT 59801, USA


About the event

The event kicks off on Saturday, October 14th, at 9am with a classroom style educational lecture at Missoula Conservation District building (*new location 1075 South Avenue West, Missoula, MT 59801). Find us in a brand new white, modern building in the Fairgrounds complex on the corner of South Ave West and Stephens Ave. We'll be in the back on the first floor!

Here is a link to a description with a picture of the new building- LINK HERE.

Meet Alayne Blickle, the wonder woman behind Horses for Clean Water, and listen, ask questions, share stories with others from the Western Montana Equestrian Community. Your registration fee covers lunch and then one farm tour in the Orchard Homes/Target Range Area close to the Big Sky Horse Park. All participants will receive digital documents and resources from lectures and tours via email.

*Remote participation is available for morning lectures ONLY. Remote online participants will receive all digital documents and resources as well. 


8:30 Arrival and Sign In

9-10:30 Lecture Topic #1

10:30-10:45 Refreshments

10:45-12:00 Lecture Topic #2

12:00-1:00 Lunch with Q&A Discussion

1:15-3:30 Farm Tour

Topics Covered Will Include

- mud management in confinement areas

- chore efficiency in winter

- weed control

- manure composting tips

- safe fencing for horses and crossfencing techniques

- grass farming for equine health

Learn more about Alayne Blickle and her business, Horses for Clean Water, by CLICKING HERE.


  • Remote Participation

    Remote Participation (BSHP Member and Non-Member Fee) includes live streamed 3 hour class lecture and digital documents and resources.

    From $30.00 to $35.00
    • $35.00
      +$0.88 service fee
    • $30.00
      +$0.75 service fee



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