Feed, Soil & Water Contamination


CHS Inc. Recalls Feed Due to Excessive Copper Content

November 18, 2015

The recall includes lots of Kountry Buffet 14% Text and Provider 15% Pellet, both for cattle, horses, goats, and sheep.... 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


(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


Manufacturer Recalls Potentially Contaminated Horse Feed

September 27, 2015

Western Milling voluntarily recalled horse feed that could be contaminated with monensin, which is toxic to horses.... Read More


FEI Clears Guerdat, Bichsel in Prohibited Substances Cases

September 27, 2015

The FEI determined that feed contaminated with poppy seeds was responsible for three horses' positive drug tests.... Read More


Your Horse's Water Sources: Things to Consider

September 09, 2015

Providing your horse with water might seem like an easy task, but it's not always as simple as it sounds.... Read More


Study: Mycotoxin Causes Bone Marrow Suppression, Hair Loss

August 18, 2015

Still, the researchers found that spontaneous recovery is possible following trichothecene intoxication in horses.... 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


Nine Tips on Keeping Your Horse Safe from Pests

July 31, 2015

From vaccinating against disease to storing feed properly, learn how to protect your horses from pests.... Read More

Kelly and Dan Munro, owners of Grateful Pine Farm, a recently purchased a 17-acre commercial horse property in Snohomish, WA. Photo by Jessica Paige.


Washington Horse Farm Uses Rain Gardens for Mud Control

July 16, 2015

Find out how the owners of one horse farm are incorporating rain gardens to help with mud control.... 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


How to Protect Septic Systems and Wells from Horses

July 02, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle explains why you should keep horses off septic systems and away from wells.... Read More

Control muddy runoff by locating your paddock so it is surrounded by 10 to 25 feet of vegetation.


Buffer Your Horse Paddocks

June 30, 2015

You can help to control muddy runoff by locating your paddock so it is surrounded by a buffer strip.... Read More

As horse owners, we need to be especially aware of how our choices impact the environment.


You and Your Horse Can Become Environmentally Friendly

June 25, 2015

Take a brief look at "green" horse keeping techniques you can implement over this summer.... Read More


How Can Horse Owners Protect Waterways from their Animals?

June 25, 2015

Livestock can damage fragile waterways. Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle shares how to keep horses off yours.... Read More


10 Easy Earth Day Tips to Green Up Your Horse Life

April 22, 2015

Follow these 10 earth-friendly tips to help reduce our horses' hoof prints on our planet. ... Read More


Is My Horse's Feed Safe?

April 01, 2015

Learn what steps you can take to help ensure your horse's feed is safe for him to consume.... Read More


Nutrition-Related Problems: Ionophore Poisoning

March 20, 2015

Horse feed contaminated with even a tiny amount of an ionophore antibiotic can result in long-term problems or death.... Read More

Spring is in the air! Now’s the time to get your horse property ready for the season.


Spring Cleaning Tips: Getting Ready for Growing Season

March 19, 2015

What are your spring cleaning goals? ... Read More


Federal Environmental Regulations and Horse Farms

February 05, 2015

The EPA might not come knocking on your barn door anytime soon, but that's no reason not to practice good stewardship.... Read More


State of Florida Fines Contaminated Horse Feed Manufacturer

January 09, 2015

Florida agricultural officials fined Lakeland Animal Nutrition $4,000 for the contaminated feed on Jan. 6.... Read More


ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

January 08, 2015

A farm owner says three horses died and another was sickened after consuming contaminated feed produced by ADM.... Read More


Contaminated Feed Blamed for South Carolina Horse Deaths

January 05, 2015

Contaminated feed is being blamed for the deaths of two South Carolina horses and the illness of another.... Read More


Settlement Reached in Florida Horse Deaths

December 29, 2014

Owners of horses that ingested recalled feed have reached a settlement with Lakeland Animal Nutrition Inc.... Read More


North Carolina Mill Recalls Horse Feed

November 03, 2014

Bartlett Milling Co. has recalled some of its horse feed due to possible Rumensin contamination. ... Read More