EquineMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of people who increased knowledge of horse health, nutrition, and care


Number of equine owners/ operators who demonstrates good animal health practices (i.e. track drug use, chemicals, feed additives and movement, change vaccination and/or antibiotics protocols as appropriate, deworming strategy, treat disorder properly)


Number of equine owners/operators who adopted best practices to improve or maintain animal nutriton by selecting feed based on ingredients, using body conditioning scores, use a complete mineral supplement, use hay test analysis, and/or calculating supplemental nutrition for the life cycle  



Hay Production Field Day for Horse Owners

Hay Production Field DayJuly 2021Sometimes planning takes a back seat to reality. How can it happen that no matter how much planning goes into an event or activity it may not turn out exactly as planned as Robert Burns penned in “The Mouse“The best laid schemes o mice an men / Gang aft a-gley.”The Hay Filed day was organized by the ANR Agent in Boone County and supported by the extension specialists Drs. Ray Smith and Bob Coleman. The goal of the field day was to help horse owners who typically ...

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Hay Production Field Day for Horse Owners

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