Previous Educational Seminars

2019 Free Educational Sessions

Feb 19 - Holistic Approach to Equine Wellness using Acupuncture

March 12 - Dealing with the Pushy Horse

Both Seminars presented by Dr Matilda Johannson

6:30PM at Equine Exchange Tack Shop

These seminars count towards FCEA University Degrees.

RSVP Appreciated, but we're flexible

FCEA is hosting a

Landsafe Clinic

October 27&28, 2018 and
May 25&26, 2019

This clinic is open to the members of The French Creek Equestrian Association first and then will become open to the public to register on August 1st.

This is a USEA sponsored clinic!!! LandSafe received a USEA grant which allocated funds to all Areas to reduce USEA participant costs in LandSafe clinics!! Thank you to the USEA for making this rebate possible!

If you are a current Area 2 USEA member signing up for this clinic you will receive the following rebate: A $50 rebate per participant who is a current Area 2 USEA member. This will lower your cost for the clinic from $350 to $300!!! Participants will receive the rebate the weekend of the clinic. If paying via pay pal your credit card will be refunded the rebate amount. Please include your USEA number in the notes section of check out.

Location: Journey’s End Farm,  124 Templin Rd Glenmoore, PA

For more information please contact:
Michelle Thomas   kmk0906@gmail.com    610-469-0111

To reserve a spot in this clinic please register online and pay via pay pal or mail a check to the following address.
Checks can be made out to LandSafe and mailed to:
LandSafe Equestrian- PO Box 389 North East, MD 21901

For Additional Info on the Landsafe Clinic structure, check out their website. 

The Bandaging Basics


Dr Matilda Johansson

at Equine Exchange

March 20th, 6:00 pm

Due to inclement weather, the seminar has been postponed until

Tues., March 27th, 2018

6:00 pm

FREE Seminar, light refreshments available

Topics to include:

Exercise wrapping/Polo wraps
Turn out bandaging
Standing wraps (dry/medicated/sweat)
Hoof wraps (poultice/drawing)
Plus: How to Stabilize a fracture while waiting for the vet to arrive

In case of inclement weather, seminar will be held March 27th, same time & place.

FMI: check out our facebook page.

March 28, 2015 - Pest Control

Using Fly Sprays & Dewormers

with Fred Sensenig

TIME: 5pm       RSVP is appreciated

PLACE: Equine Exchange

Pest Control around the farm takes many forms - barn pests, pasture pests, and horse pests.  To control them, we use many different forms of control including fly sprays for the barn and horse, and pest capture devices in and around the barn and de-wormers in both paste and daily form.  Learn how to decipher the labels on your Fly Spray, and what to look for in De-Wormers and rotation, as well as what options are available to capture pests on the farm. 

Feb 7, 2015 - Anatomy of Bitting

with Debby Hadden

Time: 5pm

Place:Equine Exchange


You are invited to learn about the anatomy of the horse's mouth and what bits can and cannot do to control the horse featuring the latest research by Dr. Hilary Clayton and Dr. Joyce Harmon. Increase your knowledge and gain a new perspective on bits so that you can increase your horse’s comfort in the bridle.  This is an interactive seminar, attendees will be actively participating, not just listening to a lecture.


Debby is also involved in Connected riding, she does groundwork and saddle fitting consultations, group lectures, interactive mounted and unmounted clinics and seminars. She is a Connected Riding Practitioner, is a Pony Club B graduate and Potomac Horse Center certified, as well as being a Level 3 Centered Riding Clinician.  She was recommended for this bitting seminar by an equine dentist.  

Cost:  $5 for FCEA 2015 members

$10 for non-members        

Anatomy of Bitting with Debby Hadden
Feb 7th at Equine Exchange
Bitting Seminar.pdf
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Feb 20,2015 - Dental Seminar

with Dr David Foster

     Dr. David Foster, VMD, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine with a specialty in Equine Dentistry.  He received his BA at Ithaca College in 1975, and his VMD at Univ. of Penna., School of Veterinary Medicine in 1979 and is an Active Diplomate of the American Dental Veterinary College with an Equine Veterinary Dental Specialty.  

     Equine dentistry has now expanded well beyond “floating” and extractions, to encompass all dental disciplines including oral surgery, endodontics, occlusal abnormalities, periodontics, and restorative dentistry.

Cost: Free to Members and non-members


If you are looking for a little background on Equine dentistry, please check out this article.

Horses Require Regular Dentistry

and Teeth Floating for Proper Chewing

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups should be included in every horse's heath care program.   LINK

Beyond the Float - Dental Seminar with Dr Foster
Feb 20th at Equine Exchange
Equine Dental Seminar.pdf
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Pasture Walk &
Pasture Management Seminar

Saturday, September 27, 2014  11AM

FREE seminar - Take a walk thru an active horse pasture to check out what's coming up.  Learn what's good, bad, and what you can do about it!

RSVP greatly appreciated - email FAY or call Equine Exchange 610-469-0111

Sept 2014 - Pasture Management Seminar
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Clinic and Activity Entry Form 2014
ClinicEntryForm 2014.pdf
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New file download

2019 FCEA Snapshot Series

April 28 @ Journey's End

May 19 @ Journey's End

June 23 @ Journey's End

Sept 22 @ Journey's End

Oct 6 @ Journey's End




2019 Upcoming Dates

May 19 - Show #2 @ JEF

May 25&26 - Landsafe Clinic

May 26 - Painting/work day @ Journey's End

June 2 - VDL Clinic-Back Soundness

June 15&16 - Clicker Training w/ Katie Bartlett


Report Scores

Send your schooling show scores to the Point Manager. Scores are due by Nov 30 of the competition year.


Board Meetings

Tues., April 2
Tues., May 7


FMI:  Fay or Michelle

* Unless otherwise listed, meetings are 6pm on the first TUESDAY of each month at
Equine Exchange

Club News

Volunteer Grants now accepted for use with member trainers

Get a grant for every 8 hours you volunteer!!!




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