Pasturing horses is the most economical and easiest way to feed.
5 mules that were under an Equine Herpes Virus 1 quarantine in Bedford County, PA have been released.
On April 27, 2016 PA Department of Agriculture released a rabies alert as a Mifflin County Pennsylvania Raccoon tested positive for Rabies.
Pennsylvania students in grades K–12 can participate in a digital photography contest to celebrate National Pet Week which runs from May 1-7, 2016.
Each year many horse owners have an Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) or Coggins testing performed on their horse.
Springtime brings on many questions in regards to restoring pastures that are weather beaten after winter. Often people think a pasture must be totally renovated or made “new” to be productive, when actually they can use restoration techniques. This article addresses the differences between the two management approaches to ultimately have good productive pastures for animals.
The success of any breeding program depends partially on correct nutritional management of broodmares.
When acquiring ownership, you assumed responsibility for the health and welfare of your horse.
Penn State actually has not one, but two different equestrian teams. While only two years old and a new organization compared to its English style counterpart, the Western Equestrian Team has had its fair share of recent accomplishments.
After the long winter months equine facilities need a "Spring Check-Up" to inspect barn maintenance, tack, facilities pasture maintenance and fencing.
The Pennsylvania Grazing Lands Coalition (PA GLC) is presently accepting applications for the organization’s ongoing educational mini-grants program. The grants are offered to organizations and producer associations that provide grazing-focused education and trainings throughout the Commonwealth.
Team competed as representatives of the Eastern Region at the 2016 National Quiz Bowl held as part of the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association Trade Show.
Equine gastrointestinal parasites, and their increasing resistance to available dewormers, are a major concern in the equine industry.
Prevent the possible spread of health risks by following these biosecurity measures:
Today’s horse owner provides adequate training for horse and rider, proper equipment, balanced nutritional needs of the horse, and stabling facilities. Missing is fire prevention and the course of action to take in case of fire. We receive the best available instruction in equitation, but few have any idea of how to react in a disaster situation such as fire.
On January 29, a Phoenix Racetrack remained in quarantine as officials worked to get the upper hand on an equine herpes outbreak that has infected more than a dozen horses in New Mexico.
2016 Dates and Locations for Chester County Workshops: Manure Management for Owners/Operators of Small Livestock Operations and Equine Farms
EHV-1: Can cause four manifestations of disease in horses, including neurological form, respiratory disease, abortion and neonatal death.
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.
Congress has passed a tax extender bill called the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 that includes several provisions important to the horse industry and supported by the American Horse Council.