Mud Management and Equine Health

Icky, messy, smelly mud. Listen to this Q&A about mud management and treating mud-related horse health issues.

Icky, messy, smelly mud: From sucking off horseshoes to perpetuating thrush, scratches, and more, mud threatens your horse's health. Get your questions answered about mud management, controlling water runoff, and treating mud-related horse health issues during our live event!

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.

E. Ashley Embly, DVM

E. Ashley Embly, DVM, is an associate with Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, where she is part of the ambulatory medicine team. Embly is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

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