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The Nature of the Beast – Understanding Horse Behavior

The Nature of the Beast – Understanding Horse Behavior

By Saundra TenBroeck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor/Extension Horse Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/07/the-nature-of-the-beast-understanding-horse-behavior/

4-H Horse Health Clinic Scheduled for June 13th

The Area A 4-H Horse Advisory Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Bess Darrow, DVM and Mr. Billy Blackman, Professional Farrier to our first Area A 4-H Equine Clinic.  Our focus will be on overall equine …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/4-h-horse-health-clinic-scheduled-for-june-13th/

Anhidrosis: When Your Horse Stops Sweating

Anhidrosis: When Your Horse Stops Sweating

While one horse is sweating profusely, the pasturemate is almost totally dry. Photo credit: Rebecca TenBroeck

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/15/anhidrosis-when-your-horse-stops-sweating/

Horse Genetics Online Extension Course begins June 27

Equine genetics course headerIntroducing a new Extension Course:  Horse Genetics Location: 100% Internet based course

Certificate of completion awarded at the conclusion of the course!

Instructor: Dr. Samantha Brooks

Teaching Assistant: Laura Patterson Rosa, DVM

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/18/horse-genetics-online-extension-course-begins-june-27/

Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/23/horse-owners-urged-to-vaccinate-against-eastern-equine-encephalitis/

East Meets West: Alternative Horse Therapy

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/04/east-meets-west-alternative-horse-therapy/

Preparation for Horse Training Begins in the Mouth

Equine Dentist

Hiring an experienced professional to perform routine dentistry prior to the bitting process may be one of your best training techniques. Adam Johnson, Equine Dental Care demonstrated how professionals care for teeth at the Horse Expo held in Marianna. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/16/preparation-for-horse-training-begins-in-the-mouth/

To Breed or Not to Breed? Each Decision Affects an Increasing Horse Population

Horses at the University of Florida Horse Teaching Unit. Horse, domesticated Equines, hoofed mammals UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Horses at the University of Florida Horse Teaching Unit.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Saundra TenBroeck, Department of Animal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/02/to-breed-or-not-to-breed-each-decision-affects-an-increasing-horse-population/

Horse Volunteers with Heart

4-H horse volunteers are dedicated to helping youth learn lifelong leadership and horsemanship skills.

UF IFAS Photo

 

Last year, more than 4,000 youth participated in the Florida 4-H Horse Project. These youth would have never had the opportunity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/15/horse-volunteers-with-heart/

Make Sure EEE and WNV Horse Vaccinations are Up to Date

FloridaMosquitoAdvisoryMap Aug 2013With all of the rain Florida has received the last two months, the mosquito population has increased dramatically.  Mosquitoes are the vector or carrier for viruses that can be transmitted from wild birds to humans and horses.  Through August there have not been any …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/13/make-sure-eee-and-wnv-horse-vaccinations-are-up-to-date/

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