Headwaters Horse Country to launch at Can Am

The Headwater Equine Leadership Group will launch Headwaters Horse Country at the Can Am All Breeds Equine Emporium, March 28-31 at the Orangeville Event Centre. The goal of the program will be to connect and engage equestrians and supporting businesses in the Hills of Headwaters region. One of the objectives will be to develop an equine business and event directory. Visitors to the show are encouraged to register and tell us how you would like to participate. If you are not planning on attending the show, you may register online at www.headwatershorsecountry.ca.

Headwaters Horse Country is a sponsor of two seminars at the Cam Am show in support of the equestrian professional. Thursday, March 28th at 1:00 p.m. Jeff Bowman of the Marketing Pad, in collaboration with the Orangeville and Area Small Business Enterprise Centre, will present “Introduction to Social Media in the Equine Sector”. This one hour presentation will include an overview of the value of social media for marketing your equine business and the best uses of Linked In, Twitter, Facebook and Blogging.

On Sunday, March 31st, at 1:00 p.m. Shelly Sargent of Caledon Media and Sargent Communications will present “Managing Multiple Social Media Platforms” including automating the process to free more time, tips, tools and short cuts for the busy equestrian, and social media etiquette. The full schedule of speakers at the Can Am show can be downloaded from www.canamequine.ca.

Headwaters Horse Country is recognized as a sponsor of Youth Day on Friday, March 29th. Youth Day features Equimania! an interactive exhibit for families. The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group recognizes youth engagement as a priority for the region’s equine industry.

For more information about Headwaters Horse Country please contact Kelly Counsell at (519) 942-0314 or email Kelly@headwaters.ca.

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group, a committee of the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association, is working to provide strategic direction for regional economic development that supports the equine industry and its contribution to rural heritage, community development and agricultural sustainability.