The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced a quarantine of an equine barn in Tionesta, Forest County, after a horse at the barn tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1) on May 13.
The course content centers around the concept of realizing maximum sustainable profit per farm or ranch while improving the soil.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Come join us for a fun, casual and free evening to learn about valuable equine topics. Date is June 4th from 6 to 8 pm. Please register by June 1st
The 13th Annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Registered Quarter Horse Sale will take place on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015. The sale is run by Penn State students enrolled in the Equine Marketing class. Bid on top green broke Penn State Quarter Horses.
The pasture management techniques outlined below can be used to help you maintain healthy, productive pastures for your horses.
The important arthropod pests of horses are flies, gnats, mosquitoes, bots, lice, ticks, mites and blister beetles.
This webinar on April 28th by E-Quine Expert and My Horse University, will focus on current vaccination strategies and other health considerations to ensure that your horse stays healthy during the most demanding time of the year -- spring, summer and fall.
The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
The problem for the horse owner is the challenge of controlling the amount of consumption of the green grass when returning the horse to grazing. When the horse’s metabolism is not accustomed to the lush forage dramatic side effects can occur.
Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) horsemanship camps are an intense, one-of-a-kind interactive experience. You’ll drive – groom – harness – learn. For adults there is the USTA Driving School.
Dr. Robert Causey (Associate Professor, School of Food and Agriculture) and Dr. Donna Coffin, (Extension Professor, Cooperative Extension) at the University of Maine are undertaking a study to determine the needs of the equine industry regarding equine health, especially equine gastrointestinal health.
Video shares bringing jobs home, picturing women in agriculture, kids talk nutrition, and being climate-wise with Woodsy Owl.
The Equine Science Society promotes quality research on equine nutrition and physiology and strives to establish effective communication among researchers, teachers, extension, and production personnel regarding equine nutrition and physiology.
Equine 2015 will take an in-depth look at U.S. equine operations and provide the industry with new and valuable information regarding trends in the equine industry from 1998 to 2015.
A multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary graduate class in pasture and range systems is getting ready to hit the trail again this summer and it should be a great learning experience.
Horse owners with simple precautions can assist equine in surviving during harsh winter events.
Neglect is the worst thing that happens to the horse during the winter months. Most horses are turned out to pasture and we only see them in the dark at feeding time.
This clinic will feature Michael Colvin, a trainer, AQHA Professional Horseman and judge from Atlanta, Georgia. Michael specializes in all around events in youth, amateur and open divisions.
The PA Farm Show contains a variety of equine events, from rodeos to draft type events.