Horse ownership can develop a bond between members of a family.
Two barns at Parx Racing, Bensalem, PA have been placed under quarantine after one horse tested positive for the equine herpesvirus.
Fayette County Conservation District Office is hosting FREE workshops to assist livestock and/or horse owners with getting their plans started.
Horses residing in areas that experience wet, humid weather are often affected by rain rot or “dermatophilosis.”
Penn State University Extension Equine is planning an equine health seminar for horse owners.
Horse owners in Pennsylvania share their thoughts and concerns on caring for their equine during the harsh winter conditions the state is experiencing.
Fire prevention and safety are the duty of every person involved with and around livestock.
Penn State Extension Equine and Pennsylvania Equine Council provide respected and knowledgeable speakers to present educational lectures on a variety of topics in Seminar Hall B during the 2014 PA Horse World Expo.
The primary focus of this conference is the nutrition of the poultry, dairy, and equine species.
Programs and workshops will include topics of equine environmental stewardship, manure management regulations and plan writing, and horse health issues and concerns.
If you are a farm manager who practices environmental stewardship to maintain a healthy environment for your family, your community, and your animals, then the Penn State Extension Equine would like to recognize your dedication and commitment!
Many riders experience the outside winter weather astride their horse.
The event runs from February 27 through March 2 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.
Horse owners with simple precautions can assist equine in surviving during harsh winter events.
Special needs children from nearby high schools took center stage during the rodeo.
The 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring more than 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 4-11, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
Horse show judges can attend the PSU Judges' School to obtain knowledge on breed horse shows, open horse shows, discipline specific horse shows, and PA 4-H rules and regulations. Judges attending will acquire valuable information to assist in becoming or maintaining success as a desired horse show judge.
Equine are dependent on the feeding of hay during off-growing seasons to obtain necessary dietary needs and fiber.
Horses have two natural defenses against cold; a long hair coat and a layer of fat beneath the skin. Both provide an excellent means of insulation against the cold.
Equestrian riding instructors and trainers are at an increased risk for several respiratory conditions based on research.