Pasture & Forage Management


Nontoxic Rodent Control on Horse Farms

October 23, 2015

Discover natural ways to control mice, rats, and other problem rodents on your horse farm. ... Read More


Horse Barn and Paddock Odor Control

October 16, 2015

Does your barn stink? Alayne Blickle shares ways to control urine odors on your horse property.... Read More


Preventing Water Run-Off on Horse Properties

October 09, 2015

Gutters and downspouts can prevent mud from accumulating around barns. Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle explains.... Read More


(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

After fire swept through Amanda Eggleston's farm in January 2015, she's been rebuilding with safety in mind.


When Disaster Strikes

October 05, 2015

After a tornado, fire, or other disaster hits your farm, how would you respond and rebuild? Here's what to remember.... Read More

 Horse owner Alan Shank kept horses on his downtown Mukilteo, Washington, property for 16 years and maintained a positive relationships with nonhorsey neighbors.


Making Friends with Horseless Neighbors

September 28, 2015

What techniques have you found work for you in your non-horsey neighborhood?... Read More


What Time of Year Should Horses be on Pastures?

September 18, 2015

Learn what months are best for grazing horses on pasture from Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water.... Read More


All-Natural Options for Weed Control

September 10, 2015

Here's how to help your pasture outcompete weeds so you can avoid using toxic herbicides.... Read More


What the Hay?

September 07, 2015

Here's what you need to know about this important forage in your horse's diet.... Read More

This weed spray is most useful on driveways or patio areas. Don’t use it on a lawn as it is non-selective, meaning it will kill everything.


Homemade Weed Control Spray

August 31, 2015

What do you do to beat the weeds on your farm?... Read More


Forage Quality, Feeding Strategies Workshop Sept. 19

August 29, 2015

Lecture topics will include forage types, efficient forage use, hay production and quality, and more.... Read More

By dividing a pasture area into smaller portions and rotating horses through each section, you can encourage horses to graze more evenly while keeping pasture grass from becoming overgrazed.


Keep Pastures Healthy With Rotational Grazing

August 27, 2015

Rotational grazing helps increase pasture productivity and prevent overgrazing and soil compaction.... Read More


Weed Management Plans for Horse Pastures

August 27, 2015

Fall is a good time to evaluate pastures' quality and develop a weed management plan for the coming year.... Read More


Prepare for Atypical Myopathy Before Autumn Arrives

August 22, 2015

Now is the time to identify sycamore trees around horse pastures and reduce horses' risk of consuming the toxic seeds.... Read More


Why Is It Important to Protect Waterways from Horses?

August 17, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle shares reasons to protect streams from livestock and how to do it.... Read More


Controlling Pasture Weeds

August 07, 2015

Prevent these noxious and nuisance weeds from overtaking desirable grasses.... Read More


Controlling Burrowing Rodents in Pastures

August 07, 2015

Find out how to prevent groundhogs, voles, and other pests from leaving horse-limb-sized holes in your pastures.... 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

July 29, 2015

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

Here is a view of Adams' stable area from the farm's central courtyard. The two-horse stable is separate from the storage barn, which is across the courtyard.


Designing and Perfecting Your Equine Property

July 29, 2015

An equestrian facility architect and a horse management expert answer your questions about horse farm design.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Farm Makeover

July 28, 2015

Of the 1,036 respondents, 307 (30%) said they would design or redesign their horse barn if given the chance.... Read More


Advanced Grazing School to Focus on Warm-Season Annuals

July 24, 2015

The topics on the agenda are related to pasture renovation and establishment and summer and fall grazing options. ... Read More


Horse Manure Management Other Than Composting

July 23, 2015

Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water offers alternatives to composting for small horse-property owners. ... Read More


Rutgers Announces Equine Pasture Walk Workshop

July 20, 2015

Rutgers pasture experts will discuss grazing research comparing continuous and rotational grazing systems and more.... Read More


Keep Horses, Livestock Away From Creeping Indigo

July 16, 2015

The plant was introduced into Florida in 1925 as a potential forage source but was found to be toxic to horses.... Read More