Cool spring and fall weather can cause sugar accumulation, thereby increasing the risk of pasture-induced laminitis for susceptible horses.
Horses have two natural defenses against cold; a long hair coat and a layer of fat beneath the skin.
Horse owners may not be aware that various yard waste “trimmings” can be toxic to horses and other livestock.
An isolated pocket of Spotted Lanternfly in Allentown has prompted state officials to expand a quarantine zone to include the city, as well as to seven other municipalities throughout Lehigh and Montgomery counties.
Disposing of fall leaves properly or composting them in an area outside of pastures is an important aspect to horse management.
Court rules against application of Pennsylvania Equine Activity Immunity Act.
Both the hunter and horse owner need to learn to balance the right of the hunter to maintain the Pennsylvania deer population and the right of a property owner to provide a safe environment for their horses.
Catsear (Hypochaeris radicata or Hypochoeris radicata), also known as flatweed, cat's ear or false dandelion, is a perennial, low-lying herb often found in lawn.
Three species of bots are considered serious pests to horses. The bot is the larval stage of the horse bot fly, Gastrophilus species.
Dr. David Wolfgang to direct the Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services, which protects Pennsylvania against threats to animal health.
On June 13, the American Horse Council presented the Van Ness Award to Dr. Ann M. Swinker of Penn State during the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Karoline Kent, last year's president of the 4-H State Council, had a seamless transition from high school into her college career.
Rabies is a virus of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) that can affect any mammal. Rabies is widespread throughout Pennsylvania.
Regularly surveying (viewing) your pastures, is one of the most important and most overlooked steps in pasture management.
Horses prone to laminitis need management when grazing on grass pastures, especially in the Spring time and early Summer, when grasses grow quickly and lush.
There are hundreds of plants in North America that can be poisonous to livestock, including equine.
Many ornamental plants can be harmful to horses, dogs and barn cats.
Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status.
Tips for controlling thistles, multiflora rose, and other troublesome pasture weeds.
Pasturing horses is the most economical and easiest way to feed.