Rodent Control Rodents can cause a lot of damage to feed and tack rooms, plus they can put your horses health in jeopardy. Learn how to control rodents in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up… Read More
Bedding Considerations Searching for the perfect stall bedding for your horses? Think about these considerations before choosing! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
If you are still considering 4-H for your family, we have a spot for you in one of our clubs! Wakulla 4-H accepts new enrollments throughout the year. The $20 annual fee is payable on enrollment throughout the… Read More
Many of our Wakulla 4-H meetings are live and in-person! We are wearing masks and practicing social distance while engaging in hands-on learning. Most of all, we are having fun while learning new information and developing skills together…. Read More
Finding ways to extend the grazing season is a top priority for livestock producers in the southeast because grown forages are the cheapest source of feed for our livestock. Slipping into fall means cooler weather, shorter days, and… Read More
Barrel Racing Spotlight Learn about the riding discipline, barrel racing, in this months edition of the Horse Herald! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
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
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
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