Finally, winter has released its grasp and it is time to enjoy the spring time weather. The harsh winter made horse ownership a challenge and just as the horse owner thinks the worse is over a new problem develops...TICKS.
Horse owners are anticipating the joy of realizing that the long harsh winter is gradually changing into the pleasures of spring.
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!
Bio-Security measures are often neglected on small horse farm operations.
The overall goals and aims of the Pennsylvania Equine Council (PEC) is to make it easier, more affordable, safer and more enjoyable to own equines and participate in equestrian sports and activities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Ryan “Pinchie” Pinchback, demonstrates a Civil War attire worn by infantry soldiers.
Penn State University's Short Course provided horse owners with four topics that can assist them in the care of their horse.
The American Horse Council (AHC) has announced that its theme for this year’s National Issues Forum is “Where Have All the Horses Gone.”
Learn the basics of composting including livestock and horse manure composting, mortality composting, and compost quality for producing compost for various markets.
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service announces the 10th Annual Grassland Evaluation Contest.
On May 3, the Triple Crown of horse racing will begin with the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Horse owners try their best to keep horses healthy and safe, but are often unaware of many hidden hazards that puts their horse's health in jeopardy.
The horse trails at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) are a splendid and unique way to experience the history and landscapes of the most dramatic land battle in American history.
Spring grooming of the horse assists in promoting a clean, shiny coat and skin.
Parasite control is an important component of all equine health care programs.
Understanding the function of the horse’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract is critical for maintaining its health and preventing conditions such laminitis.
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.”