LA MIRADA, CA – BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO) today announced that, through its wholly owned subsidiary Odor-No-More, it has joined forces with the prestigious Kentucky Horseshoeing School to develop and test preventative products that establish the highest “Standard of Care” for the equine industry. Focusing primarily on the foot of the animal, the teams will work together to address major concerns in hoof health.
“The Kentucky Horseshoeing School produces some of the best farriers in the world,” stated Joe Provenzano, Odor-No-More, Inc. President. “The technical and scientific education delivered is exceptional and we look forward to working with the staff and the students.”
“We understand the Odor-No-More products and the BioLargo technology,” stated Mitch Taylor, Kentucky Horseshoeing School, Director. “BioLargo technology has a major role to play in protecting animals and the feet of an animal are especially critical for survival. At the school, we teach sound practices based on cutting edge science. That is exactly what the BioLargo technology offers… science based solutions that can easily be integrated into daily management routines, to make a real difference in the way we manage hoof health issues, safely and effectively.”
Recognized throughout the farrier industry as a top clinician and educator, Mitch stays actively involved in all aspects of the farrier profession. In addition to his work at KHS, he conducts numerous clinics for the international farrier and veterinary community and volunteers extensively with the American Farriers Association, where he has served on the Board of Directors and as Education Committee Chairman. He has also served on the American Farriers Association Editorial Review Board for many years. He has hosted and instructed the “Darley Flying Start” Program, an international management training program for potential thoroughbred industry leaders, for many years, in which he has taught several aspects of anatomy of the leg and foot, practical foot care and shoeing, corrective farriery, and shoeing the problem horse.
About BioLargo, Inc.
BioLargo’s business strategy is to harness and deliver Nature’s Best Solution™ — free-iodine — in a safe, efficient, environmentally sensitive and cost-effective manner. BioLargo’s proprietary technology works by combining micro-nutrient salts with liquid from any source to deliver free-iodine on demand, in controlled dosages, in order to balance efficacy of performance with concerns about toxicity. BioLargo’s technology has potential commercial applications within global industries, including but not limited to oil and gas, animal health, beach and soil environmental uses, consumer products, agriculture, food processing, medical, and water. It features solutions for odor & moisture control, disinfection and contaminated water treatment. BioLargo’s strategic partner Ioteq IP Pty Ltd. was named a “Top 50 Water Company for the 21st Century” by The Artemis Project™; BioLargo markets Ioteq’s iodine based water disinfection technology, the Isan system. The company’s website is www.BioLargo.com. In 2010, Odor-No-More was awarded two Editor’s Choice Awards, including a “Product of the Year” award, by the Horse Journal, a top industry award for excellence and are sold by BioLargo’s wholly owned subsidiary, Odor-No-More, Inc. (www.OdorNoMore.com).
About Kentucky Horseshoeing School
Founded in 1978, the Kentucky Horseshoeing School has continually focused on primary and continuing education, drawing upon the best of traditional practices as well as the newest research to become the premiere farrier education center in North America. January 4, 2010, KHS proudly opened the doors to their new campus near Lexington, Kentucky. Situated on 40 acres of rolling pasture, the new Kentucky Horseshoeing School exceeds all expectations. Throughout North America and around the world, you will find KHS graduates working at the top of the farrier industry, shoeing world champions of all breeds and providing leadership within the farrier and equine communities. Visit: http://www.kentuckyhorseshoeingschool.com
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