Updated: April 14, 2021

 The Maryland Horse Outreach Workgroup (HOW) created educational documents for horse owners that discuss pasture and manure management. HOW Members included representatives from local soil conservation districts, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, University of Maryland Extension, the Equiery, and the Maryland Horse Industry Board. The Maryland Department of Agriculture's Office of Resource Conservation coordinated the workgroup. Click on each document title to go to the MDA's link to read and view. 

Pasture Management Resources

Getting Started

General Pasture Management

Seeding and Renovation

Heavy Use Areas

Grazing Management

Manure Management