University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Horses

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Publications Common Plants Causing Toxicity to Horses in Virginia Evaluating Hay Quality Teaching Basic Equine Nutrition Part I: Making the Equine Digestive Tract Model Teaching Basic Equine Nutrition Part II: Equine Digestive Anatomy and Physiology Trimming the Fat: Weight Loss Strategies for the...

Pasture Management

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4-H Horse Program

4-H is the largest youth development program in the nation with just over 6 million youth participating annually – 83,000 of them are right here in Maryland! Learn more about the Maryland 4-H Horse program here.

Our Programs

We offer equine educational programs throughout the year, primarily focused on the topics below. See our calendar of events for details about upcoming programs. Printed and electronic resources are also available for each topic area. Click the headings below for more details. Pasture Management...

Online Learning

Here we will put information about and links to previously recorded webinars and anything like online classes.


Publications Select from a variety of test-based documents written by faculty from University of Maryland and other regional land-grand institutions. Instructional Videos A selection of short videos that will help you learn a new hands-on skill. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see all of our...

Our Educators

Dr. Amy Burk Professor and Extension Horse Specliast University of Maryland, College Park Phone: 301-405-8337 Amy serves as the coordinator for the undergradute Equine Studies option within the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland. She completed her...


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