Two horses were confirmed infected with VSV (New Jersey serotype) by compatible clinical signs and complement fixation test (CFT) antibody titer on Texas premises.
A variety of new and returning events will delight horse lovers of all ages who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days (August 12-14) this year.
University of Maryland Extension is offering a seminar titled “Advanced Pasture Management: Beyond the Basics” to teach participants how to maximize the use and productivity of their horse pastures while improving horse and environmental health.
Equine Farm Safety Training: Improving Safety For Youth Working on Horse Farms. Expand your knowledge of horse safety practices by taking this free online course!
After a long harsh winter many horse owners are hauling their horses to training facilities, horse shows, trail riding events and other locations.
Penn State Equine Research Team students traveled to Kentucky for the fourth annual symposium, sharing information on research projects with students from the University of Kentucky and the Ohio State University.
The American Horse Council (AHC) announced that on June 19, Congresswomen Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced the National Forest Service Trail Stewardship Act of 2014 (H.R. 4886).
The 2014 Eastern Pennsylvania Grazing Conference will feature numerous presentations and discussions focusing on pastures and effective grazing across all livestock species.
The average horse will intake 5 to 10 gallons of fresh water per day. Water consumption is extremely important in the digestive process to avoid colic impaction, dehydration and other life threatening ailments.
Some livestock parasite populations have developed to be increasingly resistant to the drugs.
National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) Weekly News Bulletin for May 22, 2014 announces diseases spread by mosquito bites could be fatal, but are preventable through vaccines.
The American Horse Council's initiative offers $100,000 in cash and prize incentives for engaging newcomers in horse activities. The 100 Day Horse Challenge, sponsored by Time to Ride, is now accepting horse applications.
The United States Department of Agriculture-National Agriculture Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) released its findings from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.
The following news release has been added to the PA West Nile Control Program Website on May 16, 2014 by the PA Dept of Environmental Protection.
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.
Ryan “Pinchie” Pinchback, demonstrates a Civil War attire worn by infantry soldiers.
The American Horse Council (AHC) has announced that its theme for this year’s National Issues Forum is “Where Have All the Horses Gone.”