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Nutrition and Feeding

Information to assist in managing equine nutrition, feeding and delivery, including forage quality, pasture quality and pasture management. Instructions on grazing systems, nutrition for broodmares and providing enough drinking water.
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Hay Cart, Laura Kenny.
Dietary Fiber for Horses: It's not Grandma's Metamucil! - Webinars Webinars

Dietary Fiber for Horses: It's not Grandma's Metamucil!

乐动体育注册12:00 PM - 01:00 PM, 01/30/2020

1 hour

Free
This webinar will discuss the importance of dietary fiber in your horse's diet. More
grass hay, photo by Danielle Smarsh, PSU
Buying Winter Hay for Horses - Articles Articles

Buying Winter Hay for Horses

Laura Kenny, Andrew Frankenfield

Plan ahead when purchasing hay to save money and get the right amount. More
Field Day Workshop. Photo by Danielle Smarsh, PSU
Equine Team 2020 Calendar - News News

Equine Team 2020 Calendar

10/10/2019

We have a full schedule of programs for 2020! More
Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures
Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures - Articles Articles

Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

乐动体育注册 Laura Kenny

Abrupt feed changes can cause health problems for horses- introduce them to spring pastures gradually. More
Check Your Feed Supply! Check Your Feed Supply! - News

Check Your Feed Supply!

05/10/2019

Cargill feed recalled due to high aflatoxin levels More
Horse Hay Workshop
Horse Hay Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Horse Hay Workshop

03/26/2020

乐动体育注册Kennett Square, PA

$30.00
This informative workshop will bring together hay producers and horse owners. More
Horses Grazing - Donna Foulk
Event to Highlight Information on Equine Research - News News
Dr. Burt Staniar of Penn State will deliver the keynote presentation about the equine gut and fiber relationship at the "Evening of Science and Celebration" event at Rutgers University on November 8. More
Horse Hay - Danielle N. Smarsh, Ph.D.
Mold and Mycotoxins in Horse Hay - Articles Articles
Hay with a high moisture content is at risk for developing mold. There are a variety of health risks for horses that consume moldy hay. More
Grazing Residue Height Matters
Grazing Residue Height Matters - Articles Articles

Grazing Residue Height Matters

乐动体育注册 Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

It is important to remember to keep an eye on residue heights to eliminate over-grazing and the problems that occur as a result. More
Overgrazing pastures compromises pasture production and exposes the soil to erosion
Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures - Articles Articles

Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures

乐动体育注册 Justin Brackenrich, Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

The summer is upon us and cool season grasses are slowing down their growth. This is the time to pay attention so you don’t overgraze those pastures. More
Hairy vetch, rye, annual ryegrass, and clover cover crop being grazed. Photo Credit: Sjoerd Duiker, Penn State University
Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops - Articles Articles

Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Grazing has been largely excluded from our croplands but is receiving new interest as an additional profit center for farmers as well as a way to improve soil. More
Managing grazing can improve your pasture yield.
Grazing Systems for Livestock and Horses - News News
Pick a grazing strategy that best matches your management system for your operation. More
Managing a Horse with Laminitis on Grass Pastures
Managing a Horse with Laminitis on Grass Pastures - Articles Articles
Horses prone to laminitis need help when grazing on grass pastures, in the Spring time and early Summer, when grasses grow quickly and lush. More
Nutritional Considerations for Broodmares
Nutritional Considerations for Broodmares - Articles Articles

Nutritional Considerations for Broodmares

乐动体育注册 Ann M. Swinker

The success of any breeding program depends partially on correct nutritional management of broodmares. More
Mold and Mycotoxin Problems in Livestock Feeding
Mold and Mycotoxin Problems in Livestock Feeding - Articles Articles
This article explores effects of mycotoxins on animals, testing feeds for toxins, dealing with contaminated feeds, and limiting mycotoxin production. More
Feeding Horses
Feeding Horses - Articles Articles

Feeding Horses

Ann M. Swinker

When you feed your horse, take into account its age, weight, work and growth to determine its diet. More
How to Analyze Feed and Forage Sampling for Horses
How to Analyze Feed and Forage Sampling for Horses - Articles Articles

How to Analyze Feed and Forage Sampling for Horses

乐动体育注册 Ann M. Swinker

It has been said that art and science are combined to determine the best feeding program for your horse. The best way to determine the nutritional value of your feed is to have it analyzed. More
Toxic Weed: Milkweed
Toxic Weed: Milkweed - Articles Articles

Toxic Weed: Milkweed

乐动体育注册 Donna Foulk

Primary toxin, galitoxin, is found in all vegetative parts of the plant. Toxins known as cardenolides may be responsible for digitalis-like signs that cause or contribute to death. More
Horses eating low-quality forage
Hay Quality for Different Classes of Horses - Articles Articles

Hay Quality for Different Classes of Horses

乐动体育注册 Ann M. Swinker

Hay is the most important part of the horse’s diet and makes up 50-100% of the horse’s diet. More
How Much Drinking Water Does Your Horse Need?
How Much Drinking Water Does Your Horse Need? - Articles Articles

How Much Drinking Water Does Your Horse Need?

乐动体育注册 Ann M. Swinker

The average horse will intake 5 to 10 gallons of fresh water per day. Water is needed to avoid colic, dehydration and death. More
Determining Forage Quality: Understanding Feed Analysis
Determining Forage Quality: Understanding Feed Analysis - Articles Articles
Learn how to use feed analysis to determine forage quality, and exactly what feeding a high quality forage means. More
Basic Pasture Management for the Equine Owner
Basic Pasture Management for the Equine Owner - Articles Articles
Proper pasture management leads to high quality, productive pastures that can supply excellent nutrition for horses. More