University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering an online workshop about best practices for winter care of equines from noon to 2 p.m. on Feb. 1.

Workshop topics include winter health issues and options for fresh water, as well as mud management around the farmstead. Donna Coffin, UMaine Extension professor, and Dr. Beth McAvoy, consulting veterinarian and chief financial officer of Foxcroft Large Animal Veterinary Associates in Dover-Foxcroft, will lead the workshop.

The fee is on a sliding scale, up to $10; registration is required to receive the link. Register on the event webpage at For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Becky Gray at 207-781-6099 or