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Upcoming Events

Equine Gut Health Symposium
Hosted by Dover Saddlery and Southern States
Tuesday, October 4
6:00 – 8:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Marty Adams, Dr. Scott Morey and Christine Warzecha

• Dr. Morey will be discussing the anatomy of a horse's gut and the role of the hind gut

• Dr. Marty Adams will be discussing ulcers and the importance of good nutrition

• Christine Warzecha, MS will be discussing the importance of prebiotics and probiotics

• Southern States will be raffling off 15 free bags of feed, a cooler, a backpack, some gift cards to a local feed store and some gift cards to a local vet

About our presenters:
Dr. Scott Morey was raised in Tolland, CT. Growing up he enjoyed working on a dairy farm in his hometown and showing beef cattle in 4-H. This led him to pursue a degree in animal science from the University of Connecticut, graduating in 2006. He then attended veterinary school at Kansas State University and graduated with honors. While attending veterinary school he also pursued a Masters degree in animal science, specializing in dairy cattle nutrition, graduating with a 4.0 GPA. Following graduation he practiced at a progressive, busy, mixed-animal practice in north central Kansas. There he was able to practice high quality medicine and surgery in all species. In 2014 Dr. Morey moved back to Connecticut and began providing on-farm veterinary services before opening Fenton River Veterinary Hospital in his hometown with his wife, Dr. Heidi Morey. Dr. Morey specializes in large animals, providing on-farm routine exams and vaccinations, lameness exams, reproductive services, surgeries and many other services. Dr. Morey is trained in equine reproduction, bovine embryo transfer, cattle nutrition and emergency medicine. He also provides on-farm digital radiology and ultrasound. When not busy with practice, Dr. Morey enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter Ashlynn and son Jackson. He also enjoys training for Ironman triathlons and working with his own cattle.

Dr. Marty Adams is the equine nutritionist and horse feed manager for Southern States. He is also the equine nutrition research team member of Cooperative Research Farms for (CRF) for Southern States and has served for 5 years as project leader of this organization. CRF is an international animal nutrition research organization that Southern States has been a member for over 60 years. Before coming to Southern States he was equine nutritionist for Seminole Feed in Ocala, Florida. Dr. Adams also served as an assistant and associate professor on the animal science faculty at Louisiana Tech University. He holds two B.S. degrees from Southwest Missouri State University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Animal Science-Nutrition-Equine from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In addition, Dr. Adams has a professional animal scientist (PAS Equine) certification.

Born and raised in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, Christine grew up riding hunt seat at local and rated hunter-jumper shows. At Penn State University, she was deeply involved in equine nutrition research and worked as a nutrition intern at the Philadelphia Zoo during the summers. She also competed on the university's Equestrian Team and graduated with a BS in Animal Sciences and a minor in Equine Science. Christine went on to receive her MS in Equine Nutrition from Texas A&M University under the direction of Dr. Josie Coverdale. Her research focused on how dietary starch affects the cecal environment and microbial community structure. She presented her research at the 2013 Equine Science Society Symposium and won first place in the nutrition section. As a graduate assistant at TAMU, Christine was a horsemanship instructor for cadets who were part of the Parsons Mounted Calvary. Most recently, Christine was a sales consultant with Bluebonnet Feeds in the heart of the horse industry of North Texas. She has conducted a wide range of equine nutrition seminars and has remained active in the National Reining Horse Association (NHRA), National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA), and hunter/jumper shows. In addition to animal nutrition, Christine's ongoing research interests include veterinary microbiology, gut physiology and health, genomics, and joint health. She resides in Fort Worth, Texas.

Store Services

  • Knowledgeable equestrians at your service
  • Saddle fitting consultations
  • Custom fitting for riding boots and chaps


Off-Site Services

Include clipper repair, blade sharpening, tack repair, chap repair, personalized name plates, horse blanket wash and repair, most boot repairs, and custom monogramming.

Store Map & Directions

Stores are owned and operated by Dover Saddlery Retail, Inc.
1153 Tolland Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040

Contact Us
Phone: (860) 643-1011
Fax: (860) 643-1022
Email: Manchester Email

Monday-Wednesday 9-6
Thursday-Saturday 9-8
Sunday 11-6

Holiday Hours
Easter Sunday - Closed
Memorial Day - 9am to 4pm
4th of July - 9am to 4pm
Labor Day - 9am to 4pm
Thanksgiving - Closed
Christmas Eve - Closing at 4pm
Christmas - Closed
New Years Eve - Closing at 4pm
New Years Day- 11am to 6pm

During inclement weather, please call the store to see if we are open or closed.

Meet the Store Manager

We welcome you to visit our Manchester store and meet our manager Colleen Camarota. We love helping our riders find exactly what they want, in a size that fits well. See you soon!

Email Colleen Camarota, Store Manager at Manchester, CT

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