Aging using Teeth Sometimes we need to verify a horses age, check out this months edition of the Horse Herald to do so by using their teeth! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
“Saddle Up!” with the Wakulla 4-H Bits and Bridles Club for a Virtual Ride & Other At-Home Activities!
Learning About Horses at Home The Bits and Bridles Horse Club has designed an array of at home activities. These activities offer fun remote learning experiences for youth. In order to receive updates on all 4-H programs available… Read More
Equine Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can be spread directly and indirectly to horses. Incubation period is 1-3 days post exposure and symptoms usually appear 3-5 days after the horse has been exposed. Symptoms include:… Read More
Protect the Trails Trail riders can help protect Florida’s natural environment by helping track invasive species. Learn more in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Frog Health & Care The frog of your horses foot is incredibly important to overall health and soundness. Learn how to care for and protect the frog in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to… Read More
Debunking Colic Colic is a horse owners worst nightmare, but it shouldn’t have to be. Check out this edition of the Horse Herald to learn more about some colic myths. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to… Read More
It’s getting chilly! Or is it? Fall is here and winter is stepping on its heels, as temperatures drop people are beginning to think about the comfort and safety of their horses. However, your discomfort for the cool… Read More
What measures should be adopted to better protect the health and well-being of race horses? The equine industry is deeply invested in safeguarding the health and well-being of horses and jockeys. Race track accreditation, changes in race day… Read More
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
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — How can we improve the health and welfare of horses and cattle? That will be a big question on the minds of the veterinarians, animal scientists and livestock breeders from the United States and Brazil… Read More