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18 matches found for miniature horse in Extension Publications

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  1. 100% Penn State Horse Newsletter
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The Penn State Horse Newsletter is one of the most widely read on-line publications about horse health, nutrition, industry and local policy issues. "

  2. 92% Agronomy Facts 32: Pasture and Hay for Horses
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Horses are used in a wide variety of activities throughout Pennsylvania and adjoining states. Most of these horses are owned and managed for recreation or sport rather than for profit. One of the main expenses in owning a horse is feed. To minimize feed costs, it is important to keep horses healthy and feed them a balanced ration that meets their nutritional needs."

  3. 92% Agricultural Alternatives - Boarding Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The equine industry in Pennsylvania has doubled in sizesince 1967 and continues to expand and diversify. As aresult, the demand for horse boarding services has increased. Many Pennsylvanians enjoy a variety of recreational activities involving horses, such as trail riding, participating in horse and pony clubs, and competing in shows and other events. Horses contribute to the state?s economy by creating a market for feed, supplies, and the services of boarders, veterinarians, trainers, breeders, and farriers."

  4. 92% Pasture For Horses
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "One of the greatest expenses of owning a horse is feed. Feed costs can be minimized by maintaining productive horse pastures. Productive pastures also are attractive and can improve horse health. This video not only provides advice on horse and pasture management, but also suggests easy-to-follow steps to ensure that pastures remain healthy and productive."

  5. 92% Pasture For Horses, (VHS-17:00)
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "One of the greatest expenses of owning a horse is feed. Feed costs can be minimized by maintaining productive horse pastures. Productive pastures also are attractive and can improve horse health. This video not only provides advice on horse and pasture management, but also suggests easy-to-follow steps to ensure that pastures remain healthy and productive."

  6. 90% Horse Facilities 1: Horse Stall Design [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The stall is the basic functional unit of a horse stable or shelter. A simple backyard pleasure horse stall may at first appear different than a stall in a full-feature boarding operation, but they both provide a suitable environment for the horse and handler. Safety for handlers and horses should be a primary consideration in stall design. Comfort for the horse is very important, as is convenience for the handler in performing chores associated with good horse care. This six-page publication provides an overview of some basic stall features for a typical 1,000-pound horse. "

  7. 82% Agronomy Facts 32: Pasture and Hay for Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "One of the main expenses in owning a horse is feed. This four-page fact sheet explains how horses naturally use forages as a primary component of their diets and how these requirements can be supplied by pasture and hay. It also covers pasture and hay production and management, as well as forage concerns related to horses."

  8. 82% Ethics and Quality Assurance Education
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This file is a PowerPoint presentation to help Extension Agents manage ethical and quality assurance objectives for 4-H Youth Horse Projects. <br><br><a href="http://www.das.psu.edu/User/4-H/Horse/InstructorsGuide.pdf" style="{font-size : smaller; margin-left : 50px;}">(Instructor's Guide) </a><a href="http://www.das.psu.edu/index.cfm?PageDefs=FAQ/_incPgDefsFAQ.cfm&SQLFilter=(h4=1+and+priority=999+and+horses=1)" style="{font-size : smaller; margin-left : 50px;}">(Frequently Asked Questions)</a><br>"

  9. 82% Horse Facilities 3: Horse Stable Manure Management [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Manure management practices within horse facilities deserve careful attention. Getting the manure out of a stall is only the beginning. A complete manure management system involves collection, storage (temporary or long-term), and disposal or utilization. This 16-page publication provides information to stable managers on horse manure characteristics and options for its movement and storage. Associated issues such as odor control, fly breeding, and environmental impact are addressedin relation to horse facilities."

  10. 82% West Nile Encephalitis in Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "During the fall 1999 West Nile virus outbreak, 25 horses were diagnosed with encephalitis, and nine of those died or were euthanized. This two-page fact sheet describes how West Nile encephalitis is transmitted in horses, identifies symptoms, and provides treatment and mosquito control recommendations. Essential for horse owners in the Northeast."

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