Back from the dead, the term “Pink Slime” has made headlines again after a decision made by USDA to allow Lean, Finely Textured Beef (LFTB) to be labeled as ground beef. Here’s the who, what,… Read More
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… Read More
Equine Vital Signs- What is Normal? Knowing what is normal for your horse can help you circumnavigate a health disaster, from founder to colic. But what is normal for an adult horse? The January 2019… 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.
Equine Laminitis Laminitis is caused by disruption of the blood flow to the laminae tissue, a connective tissue that holds the pedal (coffin) bone to the hoof wall. After enough of the laminae tissue has… Read More
Horse Vaccinations There are many vaccinations available for horse owners to better protect their animals from diseases. In the fact-sheet below, a general description and guideline is given for common vaccines, but owners should always… Read More
Deworming Horses Nearly everyone has heard of the growing issue of chemical-resistant internal parasites and how they can potentially impact an animal. In this fact-sheet, the importance of creating a deworming schedule based on fecal… Read More
Equine Colic Equine colic describes abdominal pain in horses that, in some cases, can lead to death if not treated. Many things can cause a horse to colic, and knowing the symptoms and causes can… Read More
As temperatures begin to cool down across Northeast Florida, it’s time to start thinking about winter weed control in your hay fields and forage areas.