How to Be a Good Neighbor to Nonhorsey People

Alayne (Horses for Clean Water), Donna (PSU Extension), and Michelle (The Horse) discuss being good neighbors.

Alayne Blickle (Horses for Clean Water), Donna Foulk (PSU Equine Extension), and Michelle Anderson (The Horse) discuss fostering positive relationships with nonhorsey neighbors.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live audio event, "Managing Horses on Small Acreages." Listen to the full recording here

About the Experts

Alayne Blickle

Alayne Renée Blickle, a lifelong equestrian and reining competitor, is the creator/director of Horses for Clean Water, an award-winning, nationally acclaimed environmental education program for horse owners. Well known for her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approaches, Alayne is an educator and photojournalist who has worked with horse and livestock owners since 1990 teaching manure composting, pasture management, mud and dust control, water conservation, chemical use reduction, firewise controls and wildlife enhancement. She teaches and travels North America and writes for horse publications. Alayne and her husband raise and train their reining horses at their eco-sensitive guest ranch, Sweet Pepper Ranch, in sunny Nampa, Idaho. She also authors the Smart Horse Keeping blog.

Donna Foulk, MS

Donna Foulk is an extension educator in equine stewardship at Pennsylvania State Univeristy, in Nazareth. Her areas of expertise include hay and forage nutrition, pasture and nutrient management practice, manure management, equine health and parasites, and pasture weed identification.