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Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and “ranchettes.” In North-Central Florida, the horse population is concentrated in counties with sensitive… Read More

Looking Out For Florida’s Springs

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences - Equine Program

Carissa Wickens, Ph.D., assistant professor, UF/IFAS, Equine Extension Specialist is Looking out for Florida’s Springs! Learn how a research project about horse waste in collaboration with the District’s FARMS program could help protect the springs. Watch video… Special recognition… Read More