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Updated: June 12, 2023

University of Maryland Extension Resources for Horse Owners (EBR-51)

University of Maryland Extension (UME) is a non-formal education system within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR). All programs offered within Extension are based on research and data generated at land grant Universities and all programs are open to the general public. UME has equine educators and specialists in several counties in Maryland that offer a variety of programs and publications for horse owners. Author: Erika Crowl; Title: University of Maryland Extension Resources for Horse Owners (EBR-51)
Updated: February 23, 2022

Maryland Regulations on Transporting Horses

If you are hauling horses, you may be subject to licensing and vehicle registration regulations. This publication outlines the state and federal regulations that may apply if you live in Maryland and/or operate vehicles that are tagged with Maryland license plates. The fact sheet includes information on requirements for personal and commercial transporting.
Updated: February 23, 2022

Horse Shopping? Better Ask Some Questions!

If you are in the market for a horse, take your time and do your homework. Determine your goals for both you and your horse and develop a prioritized list of requirements for your horse.  The list may include breed, gender, height, disposition, conformation, movement, previous use, or breeding potential.  This publication provides a helpful list of goals and priorities to fill in before you begin shopping for your new horse.