9/25/2017

Reprinted from The Horse Report (April 2007) with permission from the Center for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.

Equine herpesvirus-1 is one of a large group of viruses that causes potentially serious disease in horses. EHV...

9/25/2017

Mosquito season is upon us despite a long hard winter for many. Besides being pesky and annoying, mosquitos also transmit diseases to horses. The following article discusses specific diseases, treatment, prevention and mosquito control important for the horse farm.

Prot...

9/25/2017

Article by Jamie A. Cohen | University of Florida, IFAS/Marion County Extension Service 

  

Recently, I visited a lovely farm that utilized a “sacrifice paddock”.  This is a small, fenced-in part of the farm that is heavily used, causing it to become bare, thus allo...

Article by Kathy Anderson | University of Nebraska Extension Horse Specialist

Any hay that has been properly cured and dried before being baled should be stable and can be fed as soon as needed. There are no nutritional advantages to storing hay for weeks or months prio...

9/25/2017

Karen Waite, PhD | Michigan State University
Scott Cotton | Extension Disaster Education Network

The winter of 2013-14 was one of the worst in decades for many parts of the United States.  Snow, extreme cold, ice and subsequent long-term power outages made keeping horse...

A few years ago, I represented horse buyers in a trial of an equine sales fraud case.  We won.  The judge issued a ruling in my clients’ favor that commanded the sellers to take back the horse, reimburse the entire purchase price with interest, reimburse certain mainte...

Dr. Jennifer Williams
Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society, Inc.

www.bluebonnetequine.org

The subject of “Unwanted horses” is gaining national attention. This is probably due to 1) an increased awareness of rescue organizations and their activities and 2) both federal and s...

9/25/2017

The Basics of Best Management Practices for Horsemen

By Equine Land Conservation Resource

Best management practices (BMPs) are methods and techniques designed to mitigate damage to the environment while simultaneously utilizing resources in the most efficient way possibl...

7/12/2017

By Equine Land Conservation Resource (www.elcr.org)

Best management practices (BMPs) are methods and techniques designed to mitigate damage to the environment while simultaneously utilizing resources in the most efficient way possible. The term was established during th...

Article by Jamie A. Cohen | University of Florida, IFAS/Marion County Extension Service   

Recently, I visited a lovely farm that utilized a “sacrifice paddock”.  This is a small, fenced-in part of the farm that is heavily used, causing it to become bare, thus...

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