One of the biggest decisions for horse owners is how best to keep their horses safe in the event of a hurricane. So where do you start? Step one is deciding whether you are going to evacuate with… Read More
When Aly Morrison was approached about creating national resources for horse owners on essential equine care and personal preparedness plans during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, she immediately offered her design skills and talents. Since October 2019, Morrison,… Read More
Disaster Prep Do’s & Don’ts You can never be too prepared for a disaster. Learn what you should be doing in this months edition of the Horse Herald! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email… Read More
Harvested forages are seldom cheap but often necessary to provide adequate nutrition for your horses when the grass is not enough. This article will highlight a couple of “hay hacks” that will keep your animals happy and healthy… Read More
Cryptorchid Stallions Cryptorchidism in stallions can be a big issue, learn why and how to correct it in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
How does an owner determine what a horse’s nutritional requirements are and just how much energy and protein they need to be feeding a particular horse? First, we need to assess the horse’s overall body condition and determine… Read More
Extension Horses, through a partnership between UF/IFAS Extension equine faculty and several other land grant universities, has developed resources for horse owners and managers to provide information and support during COVID-19. Extension Horses includes horse specialists from universities… Read More
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