University of Maryland Extension

Equine

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While Maryland may play host to one leg of the Triple Crown, not all horses in Maryland are bound for Pimlico. Use the following publications and resources to better understand how to raise healthy horses through nutritional and breeding management. Utilize the economic section to better manage the business side of your equine operation. Most importantly, check out the University of Maryland Extension Equine page to have access to publications covering all aspects of equine production including pasture management and nutrition.

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General

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Economics

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Breeding & Reproductive Management

  • Understanding Mare Reproduction (EC271)
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension

    Learn about reproduction cycles, hormones, and typical issues with breeding in University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s publication Understanding Mare Reproduction.
General |Economics | Breeding and Reproductive | Health | Nutrition | Facilities

Health Management

  • Introduction to Horse Health (AS-555-W)
    Perdue University Cooperative Extension Service

    Perdue University provides an Introduction to Horse Health in this publication covering parasite control, vaccination, hoof car and more.
  • Assessing Health & Well-Being of Horses
    Perdue University Cooperative Extension Service

    Perdue Extension offers a publication on Assessing the Health and Well Being of Horses with this publication.
General |Economics | Breeding and Reproductive | Health | Nutrition | Facilities

Nutrition Management

  • Selecting Feeds for Horses
    University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

    University of Kentucky Extension provides an overview of feedstuffs for horses in Selecting Feeds for Horses.
  • Nutritional Management for Horses (AS-429)
    Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

    Perdue Extension service provides an overview of Nutritional Management for Horses in this publication, including minimum daily nutrient requirements for mature and growing horses.
General |Economics | Breeding and Reproductive | Health | Nutrition | Facilities

Facilities

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