Equine Zoopharmacognosy Wkend Wksp - 29th/30th June 2019 (Sligo, Ireland)
This workshop gives a broad and thorough introduction to Zoopharmacognosy, its methodology and benefits, as well as laying a theoretical and practical foundation of knowledge for the attendee. Attending this workshop will give participants the knowledge and experience to commence offering plant extracts to animals in their care.
By the end of the weekend you will have had the opportunity to:
- Learn to observe, identify and interpret behavioural responses to plant extracts offered for presenting symptoms, whether they be physical or emotional, positive or negative
- Get to know which groups of plant extracts are offered for types of presenting symptoms and conditions
- Understand how and why horses differentiate between the 3 ways of self-administering their extract selections
- Understand sequential selection and simultaneous offering
- Understand the different approaches when working with physical issues (such as pain, inflammation, infection) and emotional issues (such as trauma, grief, anger)
- Take home informative text handouts for future reference
- Participate, engage, learn and enjoy this hands on session with horses on site, in beautiful county Sligo countryside led by Carly
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VETS - Our workshops are accepted by the Irish Veterinary Council for credits towards veterinary CPD requirements
Attendance of a Workshop will allow you subsequent access to the Members section only of Whitethorn Herbals website where you can avail of the information within the section 'Extracts selected for Conditions'.
Isabell Freund, 2017workshop attendee
- Workshops are held at Whitethorn Farm, Sligo, NW Ireland - see How To Find Us for directions.
- Workshops commence at 9.30am and finish at 4.30 – 5pm. Light refreshments are provided but we suggest you bring a packed lunch. Please bring outdoor weather clothing and wear suitable protective footwear appropriate for working with horses.
- Accommodation: Bed and Breakfast accommodation is available at Whitethorn Farm. Click here to view and book. Other options are available in the area - a list of recommendations can be forwarded to participants on request.
Please email us if you have further enquiries