University of Maryland Extension

equine

4-H Equine Groom Course

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
Garrison Forest School
University of Maryland Extension with Baltimore County 4-H is offering a program that will educate, train and prepare youth for college/career options in the equine industry. All courses in the program will be led by University of Maryland Extension faculty, as wellas industry experts. Baltimore...

Safe Trailering and Transportation of Horses

From choosing the right trailer and towing vehicle to proper preparations prior to traveling, this publication outlines the important factors to consider before transporting your horse. The most important decision in selecting a trailer is the comfort and safety of the animal. Choose a towing...

Teaching Basic Equine Nutrition

Understanding the basic concepts of how to feed horses properly is important to ensure optimal health and performance in the horse. One of the most fundamental aspects of understanding equine nutrition is learning how the digestive anatomy and physiology of the horse influences what and how we feed...

Pasture Walk

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Join us for a hands-on walking educational program through University of Maryland's Rotational Grazing Site located on the Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park. Participants will get a chance to speak with and ask questions with University of Maryland Extension and Soil Conservation...

Equine Nutrition Seminar

Tuesday, May. 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Mark your calendar for the 2018 Equine Seminar focusing on equine nutrition. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30, with the program beginning at 6pm. Topics include: Maximizing your horses nutrition for optimal health Gastric ulcers Hay and forages Class will also be followed up with a pasture...

Considerations for Equine Lease Agreements

Offering a horse for lease can be a good option for an owner who is unable to ride or care for their horse due to physical, time, or financial constraints but still wishes to maintain ownership. A lease can be an alternative to selling the horse, a way to cut maintenance costs, or an avenue to...

Pasture Walk - Promoting Healthy Soils

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kindred Spirit Farm
Pastures have started to green up. Did you know that having healthy soils will make your pasture more productive? Join UME agriculture educators on a pasture walk where you will learn how to scout a pasture to determine soil health and forage available for livestock to graze. Regularly scouting and...

Evening Equine Pasture Management Seminar

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension is offering an evening equine seminar focused on nutrient management and pasture management. Speakers include Dr. Amy Burk, equine specialist at the University of Maryland; she will be speaking on setting up and managing a rotational grazing system. Dr. Lester Vough...
This edition contains updates on local programming including Agronomy Day, Equine Workshops, pesticide recertificaiton and palmer amaranth!More info

Intro to Farriery Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Bay Point Equestrian Center
Through a combination of lectures and demonstration, equine professionals and casual horse enthusiasts alike will gain a basic understanding of the equine hoof, its anatomy and function, and care requirements. Lecture topics will include the basics of trimming and how to evaluate shoeing. During...

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