Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course

Horse farm owners, managers, and individuals planning to start a new farm are invited to attend the Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course.
Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course - Workshops
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Language: English
$0.00

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Description

Are you a horse farm owner or manager who wants to do right by your horses and the environment? Or maybe you have plans to start a new farm and want to do things right the first time? Penn State Extension has partnered with the Allegheny County Conservation District to help farm owners with these challenges. Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Coursewill use both classroom and hands-on teaching with an activity accompanying each topic to prepare participants to manage their pastures and grazing, soil fertility, weeds, and manure in an environmentally friendly manner.

Thanks to a grant from PA Association of Conservation Districts, the registration fee is greatly reduced!

Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Who is this for?

You should attend if you . . .

  • are considering the purchase of a horse or horse farm.
  • currently own a horse.
  • manage horses for others.
  • work with horse farm owners.
What will you learn?
  • Forage Biology
  • Forage Species
  • Grazing Management
  • Pasture Renovation
  • Weed & Toxic Plant Management
  • Soil Health & Fertility
  • Fencing
  • Manure Risks and Benefits

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