Previous Educational Seminars

October 8th at Equine Exchange

FCEA presents

The DOT and Horse Trailering Regulations:
What you need to know to Tow Safely and Legally, and avoid delays and costly fines!

Join us for an informative evening on trailer regulations and safety.

Topic to be covered:
- Pre-Trip walk thru
- "Must have" spares and supplies
- Determining towing capacity and loaded weight. (horse(s), tack, supplies, people etc.)
- Stopping at weigh stations
- Suggested places that will weigh your loaded trailer
- Official definition of a commercial vehicle.
- Who needs a DOT number? Medical card? CDL?
- Changes in commercial vehicle regulations
- Know the rules. Be smart. Be prepared. Protect yourself and your animals from delays and fines.

5:30 PM - Please bring a chair and dress appropriately for the weather. A portion or all of the session will be held outside.
FREE to all. Lite refreshments.
FMI and RSVP appreciated 610-469-0111 Michelle

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 

Coming Again in 2020!


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        

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.


Beyond the Float - Dental Seminar with Dr Foster
Feb 20th at Equine Exchange
Equine Dental Seminar.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [413.2 KB]

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

2020 Upcoming Dates


April 5 - Work Day @ JEF - POSTPONED

Apr 26 - Fix a Test - POSTPONED

May 9&10 - Allison Brock Dressage Clinic - POSTPONED

Sep 12&13 - George Williams Clinic 


Show Dates @ JEF

April 19 - CANCELLED

May 17 - Dr, CT, & Stadium

June 28 - Dr, CT, & Stadium

Sept 20 - Dr, CT, & Stadium

Oct 11 - Dr, CT, & Stadium


Report Scores

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

Upcoming Board Meetings

Tues., May 5-online

Tues., June 2


FMI:  Fay or Michelle

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

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