1. Extension Agent, Florida Cooperative Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL 34470 2. Extension Agent, Florida Cooperative Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL 34744 3. Extension Agent, Florida Cooperative Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL 32757 4. Extension Agent, Florida Cooperative… Read More
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus was confirmed in a pet emu housed in Flagler County during the week of March 25, 2019. EEE is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that commonly affects horses, but can also infect humans. Wild birds… Read More
The Central Florida Livestock Agents Group presents the 2019 Pasture School on Thursday, April 25, 2019 starting at 8 a.m. Topics will include farm equipment for grazing systems, pasture establishment, principles and selection of herbicides, cool season forages,… Read More
Join us on April 27, 2019 for our Equine Best Management Practices (BMP) Applied Research Field Day. You will learn how to compost efficiently, talk to experts to create your own compost system for your horse farm. Half-day… Read More
If you are new to the horse show world at first glance you would assume there are only 2 disciplines: Western and English. So you’ve chosen your discipline(s) and look at the class list and suddenly you are… Read More
Cushings Disease also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) is one of the most common diseases in horses over 15 years old.
Join us for this exciting event at the Baker County Fairgrounds! You can purchase tickets HERE!
Horseback riders have an immense amount of bits to choose from, all varying in style, function, discipline, and severity. Knowing the basics of bits is an important first step in choosing the perfect bit for you and your… Read More
Join us on Saturday, March 16th at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala as CFLAG and UF/IFAS Marion County Extension proudly present The Florida Horse Owner’s Educational Workshop, a day of horse focused learning and hands on demonstrations… Read More
November Edition of the Horse Herald focuses on behavioral issues we see in horses. Have issues with your horses exhibiting these behaviors? Contact your local extension for ways to combat stereotypic behaviors.