Business Management

Good business management skills are essential in the equine industry. Find best management practices, including fence planning and stall design, an economic impact study and information on boarding horses and biosecurity.

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Economic Impact and Population Study
Economic Impact and Population Study - Articles Articles
Overall, the equine industry provides 20,300 jobs annually to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. More
Partial Budgeting
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Partial Budgeting


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Partial budgeting is a tool that helps farm managers assess the possible financial impact of a change in resources, such as purchasing new equipment. More
Horse Stall Design
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Horse Stall Design

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

The stall is the basic functional unit of a horse stable or shelter by providing a suitable environment for the horse and handler. More
Fence Planning for Horses
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Fence Planning for Horses

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

Horse fence can be one of the most attractive features of a horse facility. But not all fence is suitable for horses. More
On-farm Adoption of Best Management Practices
On-farm Adoption of Best Management Practices - Articles Articles
Fourteen farm owner/managers that completed the Environmental Stewardship short course have been selected to participate in a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant project. More
Biosecurity at Horse Events
Biosecurity at Horse Events - Articles Articles
Prevent the possible spread of health risks by following these biosecurity measures at your next horse event. More
Horse farms BMPS
Best Management Practices for Equine Farms - Articles Articles
Learn about the implementation, challenges, and results of adopting Best Management Practices (BMPs) on the equine farms of our ESS partners. More
Boarding Horses
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Boarding Horses

Donna Foulk, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Many people enjoy activities involving horses; however, they don't have the facilities to house their animals. More