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Stay safe and protect those around you, using best practices, including manure gas and ammonia monitoring in equine barns, and take precautions during hunting season. Find advice on fire safety in stables and animal handling tips.
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Various bits used for horses, Horlicks.
"Chomping at the Bit: the Right Bit for Any Occasion" - Webinars Webinars
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This webinar will feature several experts who will lead a discussion related to the function, anatomy, fit, and selection of bits. More
Girl riding pony over jump, John Hudson Photography
How Hard is Your Head? - Articles Articles

How Hard is Your Head?

Andrea Kocher, Lew Trumble

Wearing a helmet is an important part of horseback riding. Choosing the proper design and build of a helmet is key to riding safely. More
Horses and Hunting
Horses and Hunting - Articles Articles
Both the hunter and horse owner need to learn to balance their rights. More
Examples of pull tube with pump for gas concentration detection.
Ammonia Monitoring in Barns Using Simple Instruments - Articles Articles

Ammonia Monitoring in Barns Using Simple Instruments

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

This article describes simple relatively-inexpensive instruments for detecting ammonia gas concentration in animal housing to assure proper air quality. More
Reducing E. coli Infections in People
Reducing E. coli Infections in People - Articles Articles
This article discusses ways to avoid illness when handling animals or visiting exhibitions or farms. More
In barn fires, the old adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" could not be more true.
Fire Safety in Horse Stables - Articles Articles

Fire Safety in Horse Stables

乐动体育注册 Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

Fire damage to horse stables can be minimized or prevented through building techniques, fire detection, and management practices. More
Fire Safety: 30 Seconds is All Your Horse Has
Fire Safety: 30 Seconds is All Your Horse Has - Articles Articles
Fire prevention, actions to take-- Do you know what to do in a disaster situation such as fire? More
Safely Making and Handling Large Package Hay Bales
Safely Making and Handling Large Package Hay Bales - Articles Articles
Shortage of labor and the need to rapidly harvest hay in its prime condition continues to increase the use of large package hay balers. More
Figure 1. Animal handling may range from moving groups of animals to leading an individual animal by halter (Picture courtesy of North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks, www.nagcate.com).
Animal Handling Tips - Articles Articles

Animal Handling Tips

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Many farm people have never stopped and actually analyzed why animals behave as they do and, more importantly, what this behavior may mean to their own personal safety. More
Confined Space Manure Gas Monitoring
Confined Space Manure Gas Monitoring - Articles Articles

Confined Space Manure Gas Monitoring

乐动体育注册 Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

A gas monitor with remote sampling enables measurements to be taken by workers located safely outside the storage facility. More
Safety First with Livestock
Safety First with Livestock - Articles Articles
Every year, hundreds of accidents occur on the farm whether it’s caused by livestock, tractors, machinery, or mistakes. More