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15th Annual Holt Cat® Symposium

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

15th Annual Holt Cat®

Symposium on Excellence in Ranch Management

Horse Program Success on Working Ranches: Strategic and Operational Decision Making

October 18-19, 2018

at Memorial Student Union Building at Texas A&M University-Kingsville

During this two-day workshop-style symposium, attendees will learn how the most successful ranches in the country have strategically used and managed horses to support cattle operations. From managing brood mares to purchasing replacement saddle horses, learn from the most experienced managers and industry experts on nutrition, reproduction, health, ranch economics, employee safety, and legal risks.
The agenda includes a social and prime rib steak dinner on Thursday, October 18th. The Texas Farm Credit Certificate in Advanced Ranch Management recipients will be recognized at the dinner. The symposium concludes on Friday, October 19th with a King Ranch Equine Tour and Demonstration at the King Ranch Creek Barn. King Ranch representatives will discuss the past, present, and future of the King Ranch horse program, and a demonstration on lameness diagnosis and treatment will be instructed by practicing veterinarians.

$150-covers materials, refreshments, lunch, and Thursday night dinner

Travel Information:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2400 South Highway 77 Kingsville, TX 78363
Hampton Inn & Suites
2489 South U.S. Hwy 77 Kingsville, Texas 78363
La Quinta Inn & Suites
2151 S Hwy 77 Kingsville, Texas 78363
The Corpus Christi International Airport is approximately 33 miles from Kingsville, offering commercial flights with American Airlines, Southwest, and United. There are numerous car rental companies available including Enterprise, Alamo, Alvis, Hertz, and more. Please reserve your flight and car rental directly with the airport and rental company.
Corpus Christi International Airport
1000 International Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78406


October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am
October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Event Categories:


King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management


Memorial Student Union Building
Kingsville, TX United States + Google Map
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