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Equine Educator to Speak at Bucks County Seminar
Equine Educator to Speak at Bucks County Seminar - News News
Learn about pasture management basics from Laura Kenny at a seminar hosted by Delaware Valley University on April 1. More
Mud_Lot, eXtensionHorses, CC BY-SA 2.0 (, Wikimedia Commons
Reducing Mud on Horse Farms - Webinars Webinars

Reducing Mud on Horse Farms

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM, 03/27/2019

1 hour

Mud seems to be a given on horse farms during wet weather; however, there are things that farm owners can do to improve drainage and minimize mud. More
Horse Hay Workshop
Horse Hay Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Horse Hay Workshop


Worcester, PA

This informative workshop will bring together hay producers and horse owners. More
Filth Fly Control on Horse Farms
Filth Fly Control on Horse Farms - Articles Articles
Common Filth Flies in Equine Facilities and Control Options More
Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA
Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA - Webinars Webinars
Pennsylvania has recently updated the animal cruelty statutes. Learn about regulations that affect horse welfare, which don't always match regulations that focus on pet ownership. More
Horse Health Symposium
Horse Health Symposium - Workshops Workshops
Learn more about how to maintain a healthy horse. More
Paddock with Run-in shed
Horse Farm Design: An Agricultural Engineering Approach - Articles Articles

Horse Farm Design: An Agricultural Engineering Approach

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D., Jennifer Smith Zajaczkowski

Research-based information for the planning and construction of well-designed equestrian facilities. More
Horses Grazing - Donna Foulk
Event to Highlight Information on Equine Research - News News
Dr. Burt Staniar of Penn State will deliver the keynote presentation about the equine gut and fiber relationship at the "Evening of Science and Celebration" event at Rutgers University on November 8. More
Horse Hay - Danielle N. Smarsh, Ph.D.
Mold and Mycotoxins in Horse Hay - Articles Articles
Hay with a high moisture content is at risk for developing mold. There are a variety of health risks for horses that consume moldy hay. More
Grass hay DV 3, by Danielle Smarsh
Risk of Botulism, Mold and Toxins in Feed - Webinars Webinars
Do you know the B-M-T risk of your horse’s feeding program? More
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Remember to Vaccinate your Horse for West Nile Virus! - News News
Cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in humans and horses this year. All horses should be vaccinated for WNV, and even vaccinated horses should receive a booster vaccine for optimal protection. More
Grazing Residue Height Matters
Grazing Residue Height Matters - Articles Articles

Grazing Residue Height Matters

Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

It is important to remember to keep an eye on residue heights to eliminate over-grazing and the problems that occur as a result. More
Horse Facilities Handbook
Horse Facilities Handbook - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Horse Facilities Handbook

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


This book contains planning and construction facts for both obvious and subtle, yet important, design aspects of equine housing, exercising and care facilities. More
4-H Quality Animal Management Training for Leaders - Equine Phase
4-H Quality Animal Management Training for Leaders - Equine Phase - Workshops Workshops
Deepen your understanding of equine quality animal management by attending this workshop! More
Hand-held instruments are used to document conditions and performance of environment in animal facilities [source: E. Fabian]
Evaluating Air Quality in Livestock Housing Environments - Articles Articles
This publication focuses on important aspects of evaluating and troubleshooting farm animal housing environment and ventilation system performance. More
Cicuta_virosa_Myrkkykeiso_IMG_0357_C by Anneli Salo, CC BY-SA 3.0, From Wikimedia Commons
Toxic Plants in Horse Pastures - Webinars Webinars
Find out which common and uncommon pasture plants could make your horse sick. More
Have a Horse or Steer in Your Backyard? You Need a Manure Management Plan
Have a Horse or Steer in Your Backyard? You Need a Manure Management Plan - Articles Articles
Recently revised Pennsylvania environmental regulations require all animal operations, large and small, to have either a Manure Management Plan or a Nutrient Management Plan. More
Resources for Ventilation of Livestock Housing
Resources for Ventilation of Livestock Housing - Articles Articles

Resources for Ventilation of Livestock Housing

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

Information on ventilation systems available at Penn State. More
Rotational Grazing, photo by Carey Williams
How to Make Rotational Grazing Work on Your Horse Farm - Articles Articles
Rotational grazing can provide more feed for your horses than continuous grazing- but only if you know how to do it right. More
Tall Fescue poses a threat to grazing broodmares. Photo: Danielle N. Smarsh, Ph.D
Tall Fescue: Potential Problem for Pregnant Broodmares - Articles Articles
While tall fescue is not harmful to most horses, pregnant broodmares can develop fescue toxicosis if they eat endophyte-infected tall fescue. More
Horses Grazing. Mark Goebel - hz1832.JPG - CC BY 2.0 Flickr
Pennsylvania is a Top Ten Horse State - News News
The results of the American Horse Council 2017 survey are now available, and include information on the number of horses, economic impact, and other equine data in the U.S. and in Pennsylvania. More
Overgrazing pastures compromises pasture production and exposes the soil to erosion
Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures - Articles Articles

Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures

Justin Brackenrich, Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

The summer is upon us and cool season grasses are slowing down their growth. This is the time to pay attention so you don’t overgraze those pastures. More
Equine Pasture Management Course
Equine Pasture Management Course - Workshops Workshops
Participants will learn to evaluate pastures, take soil samples, increase forage growth, and how to identify forages, weeds and toxic plants. More
Hairy vetch, rye, annual ryegrass, and clover cover crop being grazed. Photo Credit: Sjoerd Duiker, Penn State University
Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops - Articles Articles

Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Grazing has been largely excluded from our croplands but is receiving new interest as an additional profit center for farmers as well as a way to improve soil. More
Horses and Flies - Louis 'lostinfog' - CC BY-SA 2.0 Flickr
Dismiss the Myths: Fly Control on Equine Facilities - Webinars Webinars
Learn about the different types of flies commonly found on horse farms, and develop a plan to control them. More
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