Tag: horse

How to Select Horse Hay

Hay Bales in field

Feeding our horses is typically the largest expense in horse ownership, but feeding them according to their nutrient demands could offer some cost savings. Selecting a good quality hay for our horses often becomes a battle of which… Read More

Time to Plan and Purchase Cool-Season Forage Seed

cool-season forage

August is typically the hottest month of the year in Florida so it may seem crazy to be planning for the cool-season.  But now is definitely the time to finalize your winter grazing plan. Maintaining a successful operation… Read More

Pasture Management School – June 6 and 7, 2018

pasture school

Date and Time Wed, June 6 and 7, 2018 / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location Plant Science Research & Education Unit, 2556 West Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cflag-pasture-management-school-tickets-45599338850 Join the UF/IFAS Central Florida Livestock Agent’s Group for a… Read More

Don’t Forget Your Horses’ Paperwork

It all started as I was getting ready to take my daughters and their two horses out of state (South Georgia) for another youth rodeo. I spent most of Friday morning running around town, filling up my truck,… Read More

Getting Ready for Breeding

Horse Breeding

Even though horses are faster, stronger, and more competitive (as a whole) than at any other time in history, equine reproductive efficiency is the lowest of all domestic animals. For owners and managers whose primary concern is “settling”… Read More