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Managing Resistant Parasites in Horses
Managing Resistant Parasites in Horses - Articles Articles
Understanding the basics of parasite resistance and developing a deworming program More
Pasture Grasses and Forages
Pasture Grasses and Forages - Articles Articles
Information on the different types of pasture grasses and clovers used in Pennsylvania. More
Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum)
Plants Toxic to Horses - Articles Articles
Horse owners should learn to recognize toxic plants, and be aware of the symptoms they can cause. More
Managing Toxic Pasture Plants Managing Toxic Pasture Plants - Articles
There are hundreds of plants in North America that can be poisonous to horses. More
Basic Pasture Management for the Equine Owner
Basic Pasture Management for the Equine Owner - Articles Articles
Proper pasture management leads to high quality, productive pastures that can supply excellent nutrition for horses. 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, Edward 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
Have a Horse in Your Backyard? You Need a Manure Management Plan
Have a Horse 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
Does Your Horse Have the Slobbers?
Does Your Horse Have the Slobbers? - Articles Articles
A variety of substances can cause horses to drool. 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
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
Pasture Evaluation: Documenting Pasture Quality
Pasture Evaluation: Documenting Pasture Quality - Articles Articles
The Penn State Extension Equine team developed an accurate, easy-to-use method to evaluate pastures. More
Toxic Weed: Milkweed
Toxic Weed: Milkweed - Articles Articles
Primary toxin, galitoxin, is found in all vegetative parts of the plant. Toxins known as cardenolides may be responsible for digitalis-like signs that cause or contribute to death. 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
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