The first L.E.A.F. workshop for spring 2022, Equine End of Life- the Hardest Decision of Horse Ownership will be held March 8, 2022.

EQUINE END OF LIFE- the Hardest Decision of Horse Ownership workshop March 8, 2022

EQUINE END OF LIFE- the Hardest Decision of Horse Ownership

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (February 18, 2022) -- Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agricultural Program is excited to announce the first L.E.A.F. workshop for spring 2022, Equine End of Life- the Hardest Decision of Horse Ownership.

The LEAF (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Series is open to beginning farmers, established farms looking to diversify and grow, agriculture enthusiasts, homesteaders, and EVERYONE in between! The class will be held Tuesday, March 8th, from 6-8 pm at the Jamestown Community College Carnahan Center. This class offers an opportunity to learn about preparing for end-of-life decisions which is challenging yet critically important to ensure humane care of our horses. In this seminar, we will discuss equine end of life considerations, choices for humane equine euthanasia, and viable options for carcass disposal. Discussion of planning for equine care upon death of an owner will also be discussed. Participants can anticipate leaving the seminar feeling prepared to create written end-of-life plans. Karin D. Bump, Ph.D., PAS will lead us through a compassionate and complete discussion. Karin is the director of Saddle Up NY! Founder and ED of the National Association of Equine Affiliated Academics: She is also a partner of Equine Education Network: EQUUS Foundation, a contributor to Equine Academics and a certified Business Mentor.

CCE hopes to offer a variety of L.E.A.F. workshop throughout the year at Jamestown Community College Carnahan Center, 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY. Workshops are just $10 per person and early registration is requested. Visit or call 716-664-9502 Ext. 209 or email to register, or for more information. Masks are required and CDC COVID guidelines will be followed.

The Agricultural Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Last updated February 18, 2022