Feed, Soil & Water Contamination


(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


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


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


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


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


How Do Horses Get EPM?

October 13, 2014

Find out the most common way horses contract equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, or EPM.... Read More


Current Thoughts on the Significance of Mycotoxins

October 12, 2014

Mycotoxins are harmful compounds that some molds and fungi produce in grains and forages when moisture levels permit.... Read More


Algal Blooms Pose Danger to Livestock

August 30, 2014

Horses that consume water with some types of blooms can die suddenly or suffer from weakness or photosensitization.... Read More


Authorities Investigating Texas Horse Deaths

August 29, 2014

Authorities are hoping water samples can help determined what killed at least a dozen Webb County horses.... Read More


Is Your Horse's Feed Safe for Him to Consume?

August 10, 2014

Feed milled at plants that produce other feeds with ionophores could contain a substance toxic to horses.... Read More


Effort Aims to Improve Animal Feed Safety

August 03, 2014

The new network aims to facilitate information sharing about feed-related illnesses and product defects.... Read More


The Danger of Mycotoxins

May 19, 2014

These harmful toxins produced by molds and fungi could be lurking in your horse's feed and forage. ... Read More


Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Hay and Feed Storage

April 14, 2014

Store feed and hay carefully to reduce the number of potentially disease-carrying animals in barns.... Read More


Equine Botulism Reviewed

April 04, 2014

The most common way adult horses contract the disease is by eating feed that contains animal remains.... Read More