Waste & Manure Management


(Un)certain Change: Climate Shifts and Horse Keeping

October 08, 2015

Learn how rising temperatures and extreme weather events are affecting horse keeping.... Read More


Healthful Horse Barns

September 12, 2015

Consider these horse health and safety-oriented design aspects when building or renovating your barn.... Read More


Seasonal Manure Changes

August 26, 2015

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... Read More


Infographic: Deworming Adult Horses

August 05, 2015

Are you still doing rotational deworming? Learn a new, better way to manage internal parasites in this visual guide!... Read More


10 Resources on Creating a Horse Facility from TheHorse.com

July 29, 2015

Building or renovating a horse farm requires substantial planning, finances, and hard work, but we're here to help. ... Read More


Williams Receives 2015 Equine Science Award

July 16, 2015

Carey Williams, MS, PhD, provides statewide leadership in equine nutrition, pasture management, and horse care.... Read More


Building a Horse Property From the Ground Up

July 10, 2015

Here's how to design your dream equestrian setup--in this case, on a small acreage.... Read More


Poll Recap: Eliminating Harmful Ammonia

January 27, 2015

Of the 915 respondents, 233 (25%) said they remove wet spots and use shavings or another product to control stall odors.... Read More


Messy Gelding vs. Tidy Gelding

January 08, 2015

An equine behavior expert addresses a question about two geldings with very different poop patterns. ... Read More


Nearly Nontoxic Insect Control

October 03, 2014

Fewer flies and less chemical warfare can create a healthier barn environment for you and your horse.... Read More

Ascarids--the roundworms that infect foals--primarily show resistance to macrocyclic lactones, but there are also reports of some pyrimidine resistance.


Intercepting Parasite Resistance

July 30, 2014

Learn about management strategies you can use to help ward off parasite resistance to anthelmintics.... Read More


'Exploding' Manure Blamed for California Barn Fire

July 28, 2014

Fire authorities believe "exploding" manure could have started the blaze that killed four Friesian horses.... Read More


10 Composting Resources on TheHorse.com

May 29, 2014

We've compiled some of our top composting and manure management resources available for free on TheHorse.com.... Read More


Recycling Tips for Equine Veterinary Practices

May 08, 2014

One equine practitioner shares tips on how veterinary practices and horse farms can "go green."... Read More


Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 18, 2014

Here are some spring-cleaning tasks and tips from our Facebook fans. ... Read More


The Messy Mare

February 03, 2014

Why does my mare return to her stall to urinate and defecate when she has a large run and could do so outside?... Read More


Poll Recap: Parasite Control Strategies

January 28, 2014

Of the 764 respondents, 356 (47%) said they use rotational deworming as their parasite control method.... Read More


Racing Stable Receives Environmental Sustainability Award

November 30, 2013

The award gives recognition to horse farms for dedication to environmental sustainability and management... Read More


Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

October 28, 2013

These preparations can help carry you and your horses through the cold, dark, and wet months ahead.... Read More


Study Evaluates Horse Waste, Feed Management Practices

October 03, 2013

Researchers studied whether horse farms use best management practices to reduce environmental contamination.... Read More


UK, KHP Foundation Partner to Improve Watershed

September 26, 2013

The groups partnered in 2013 to make substantial improvements to the Cane Run Watershed.... Read More


Poll Recap: Tractor Tendencies

September 24, 2013

Of the 530 voters, 63% said they own a tractor, while 10% said they borrow a tractor if they need one.... Read More


Does Horses' Waste Help or Hinder the Environment?

July 25, 2013

Researchers found that horses' waste both helps and hinders the environment in different ways.... Read More


Use Caution when Fertilizing with Raw Horse Manure

April 03, 2013

Be aware of the hazards associated with using raw animal manure--including horse manure--to fertilize gardens.... Read More


Equine Guelph to Host Healthy, Happy Horse Workshop

January 10, 2013

The workshop will feature hands-on sessions on topics relating to horse management and health care.... Read More