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.”
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.