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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
Ryerss is home to 70 horses, which graze 160 acres of pasture. The farm also maintains an additional 160 acres for hay and field crops.
Best Management Practices: Ryerss Farm - Articles Articles
Increasing vegetation in winter pastures provided additional nutrition for horses and reduced erosion. More
Martha became interested and involved in the Equine Stewardship On-Farm Project after attending Penn State's Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course.
Best Management Practices: Mar Gar Farm - Articles Articles
Increasing desirable forage while decreasing weeds and minimizing bare ground. More
The operation is located on approximately 30 acres of pasture and is home to 40 horses. Lisa became interested and involved in the on-farm Equine Stewardship Project through attending Penn State's Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course.
Best Management Practices: L&B Farm - Articles Articles
Increasing perennial plants in pastures to reduce soil and nutrient loss. More
The operation is home to about 45 horses with 16 acres of pasture. Heritage Hills became involved with the Equine Stewardship On-Farm Project by attending a Penn State Environmental Stewardship short course.
Best Management Practices: Heritage Hills Equestrian Center - Articles Articles
Increasing vegetation in pastures to provide additional nutrition for horses. More
John and his wife own three Rocky Mountain Horses which have access to five acres of pasture. John was introduced to the On-Farm Sustainable Research and Education Project (SARE) after completing a Penn State Environmental Stewardship short course.
Best Management Practices: Wind Crest Farm - Articles Articles
Increasing perennial vegetation in pastures to provide nutrition for horses and decrease weeds. More
The operation is home to about 10-14 horses which have access to 19 acres of pasture. The farm has rolling fields, beautiful split rail fencing and a large indoor and outdoor riding arena.
Best Management Practices: Stonewall Stables - Articles Articles
Increasing edible vegetation provided additional nutrition for horses. 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
Everybody Walk PA Miles and Comments
Everybody Walk PA Miles and Comments - Articles Articles
Check here each week for updated miles and comments. Listing are Individuals by county followed by teams by county. More
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2018
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2018 - Articles Articles
Join Penn State Extension in a FREE virtual walking program exploring the counties of PA. Walking will be reported April 2nd - May 27th More
Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum)
Plants Toxic to Horses - Articles Articles

Plants Toxic to Horses

Donna Foulk

Horse owners should learn to recognize toxic plants, and be aware of the symptoms they can cause. More
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Active Living for You and Your Community - Articles Articles
Active Living is a lifestyle where people are more active because walking is a way of life and a way to get to shopping, restaurants and community events. More
Figure 1. Disc and Contractor's Flag Pin.
Pasture Evaluation: Equine Pasture Evaluation Disc - Articles Articles
The Penn State Equine Pasture Evaluation Disc (EPED) can be used to document the concentration of weeds and desirable plants in pastures. More
Program participants learned about parasite life cycles through lectures and demonstrations.
Parasite Program Results - Articles Articles

Parasite Program Results

Donna Foulk, Ed Jedrzejewski, Heather Stofanak

Reducing Parasite Resistance on Equine Operations Using a Comprehensive Whole Farm Approach More
Testing your own farm's manure is not difficult.
Parasite Management: Fecal Egg Count Test Considerations and Protocols - Articles Articles
How to perform the fecal egg count tests and reduction tests, and important concepts to think about. More
Cold Soup for Hot Summer Days
Cold Soup for Hot Summer Days - Articles Articles
There is so much to love about a bowl of hot soup on a cold day. While cooking, it warms our home and creates an inviting aroma, welcoming us inside from the outdoor weather. More
Boarding Horses
Boarding Horses - Articles Articles

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
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania

Alyssa Collins, Ph.D., Austin Kirt, Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Demand for locally sourced malted barley, for local craft beer, has led to the development of malt houses in PA and other states in our region. More
Managing Toxic Pasture Plants
Managing Toxic Pasture Plants - Articles Articles
There are hundreds of plants in North America that can be poisonous to horses. More
Spring Plants that are Poisonous to Horses, Dogs and Barn Cats
Spring Plants that are Poisonous to Horses, Dogs and Barn Cats - Articles Articles
Many ornamental plants can be harmful to horses, dogs and barn cats. More
What about Vitamin B12
What about Vitamin B12 - Articles Articles

What about Vitamin B12

Karen Bracey

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. More
A horse with slobbers (courtesy Steven S. Nicholson, DVM , LSU)
Does Your Horse Have the Slobbers? - Articles Articles
A variety of substances can cause horses to drool. More
Walking Pastures - Important Step in Pasture Management
Walking Pastures - Important Step in Pasture Management - Articles Articles
Regularly surveying your pastures, is one of the most important and most overlooked steps in pasture management. More
Managing Resistant Parasites in Horses
Managing Resistant Parasites in Horses - Articles Articles
Understanding the basics of parasite resistance and developing a deworming program More
Environmentally Friendly Farm Sign
Environmentally Friendly Farm Program - Articles Articles
The Penn State Extension Environmentally Friendly Farm Program is designed to recognize farms that adopt environmentally sound management practices that protect the environment and water quality. More
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