Waste & Manure Management


Poll Recap: Fall Mud-Management Projects

October 11, 2016

Of the 545 respondents, 175 (32%) said they will add gravel and/or sand for high-traffic areas on their farm this fall.... Read More


(Un)certain Change: Climate Shifts and Horse Keeping

September 10, 2016

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


Preventing Disease Spread This Show Season

July 19, 2016

Remember these three core biosecurity steps to help keep your horses as well as your fellow competitors' horses healthy.... Read More


10 Small Property Horse Keeping Resources on TheHorse.com

June 30, 2016

Here are 10 resources to help you make the most of your land when keeping horses on small properties. ... Read More


NDSU Extension to Hold Equine Workshops

May 22, 2016

Lecture topics include weed identification, pasture management; deworming, composting, vaccination programs, and more.... Read More


Recycling on the Farm

May 06, 2016

Find out how you can set up a farm-friendly recycling system, as well as reuse common materials around the barn. ... Read More


Messy Gelding vs. Tidy Gelding

May 05, 2016

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


Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 07, 2016

TheHorse.com readers share their top spring farm and barn cleaning and maintenance tips.... Read More


9 Steps for Composting Horse Manure

March 11, 2016

Here's what to do with that huge mound of stall waste piling up behind the barn. ... Read More

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Is My Compost Pile Going to Combust?

February 12, 2016

Our digital managing editor thought her manure pile was about to burst into flames. Find out why she needn't worry.... Read More


Manure Management Workshops Scheduled in Pennsylvania

January 14, 2016

Pennsylvania law requires any operation that generates manure to complete and implement a manure management plan.... Read More


Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

December 12, 2015

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


Methods to Reduce Water Pollution From Horse Manure

November 08, 2015

High concentrations of manure in paddocks can degrade local water quality and upset water's natural balances.... 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


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