EquineMajor Program

5554

Total Hours

Contributed.

39522

Contacts

with Local Stakeholders.

418

Hours

of Multistate Efforts.

333

Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

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  

685

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)

616

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

90766

Stories

Pasture Please - Area Equine Program

On March 2nd, 2023, Extension Agriculture Agents from the Purchase and Pennyrile collaborated to offer a program entitled, Pasture Please. This unique program offering was geared towards equine owners who manage their own pastures. The goal was to give these owners research-based recommendations pertaining to horse pasture renovation. After the drought conditions endured during the 2022 growing season, the host agents knew this topic would be in high demand.The agenda featured three guest speake...

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Pasture Please - Area Equine Program

Stories Behind the Numbers

  • Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Efforts for horse owners

    I feel that my largest accomplishments this year has been the Flooding Relief Efforts that I spearheaded in August and September of 2022. My background as a veterinarian, and because I teach equine he... Read More

  • Pasture Please

    On March 2nd, 2023, Extension Agriculture Agents from the Purchase and Pennyrile collaborated to offer a program entitled, Pasture Please. This unique program offering was geared towards equine owners... Read More

  • Pasture Please - Area Equine Program

    On March 2nd, 2023, Extension Agriculture Agents from the Purchase and Pennyrile collaborated to offer a program entitled, Pasture Please. This unique program offering was geared towards equine owners... Read More

  • Equine success

    On March 2nd, 2023, Extension Agriculture Agents from the Purchase and Pennyrile collaborated to offer a program entitled, Pasture Please. This unique program offering was geared towards equine owners... Read More

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