Arena Construction Constructing the perfect arena is no easy task. Get some tips in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Equine care checklist: before and after the storm with UF/IFAS Extension equine specialist, Carissa Wickens Before the storm Pasture vs. barn Depending on the shelter or structures available, horses are often best kept out at pasture during a… Read More
Hoofing It 4-H Club, is a Seminole County 4-H club consisting of youth participating in the 4-H horse program. Horse clubs typically meet once a month at a local barn to discuss topics related to equine science. However,… Read More
By: Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County and J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County When Ponce de Leon brought cattle and horses to Florida in the 1500’s, he established a cattle industry that today continues to provide… Read More
Rain Rot Rain rot can be a real pain in Florida due to consistent wet conditions. Learn how to battle it here! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Hello DeSoto and Sarasota County Producers! It have true hodge-podge of information to share with you today. And as always, if you need to find any information I’ve sent in the past few months, here is a… Read More
Out with the old, in with the new. New deworming methods that is. In the past horse owners would deworm their horses every four to eight weeks to treat for intestinal parasites, but that is an outdated and… Read More
Show Jumping This months edition features some facts about the show jumping discipline! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A study involving Arabian horses from 12 countries found that some populations maintained a larger degree of genetic diversity and that the breed did not contribute genetically to the modern-day Thoroughbred, contrary to popular thought…. Read More
Many people depend on livestock and horses for their livelihood and for companionship. Due to their size and their transportation and shelter needs evacuating livestock can be a challenge. Due to this, it is imperative that you are… Read More