Resources

  • One Horse or a Hundred-Composting - How Do I Do That? (WO1025)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    If you have been following the “One horse or one hundred” series closely, you may have already decided that composting is the answer to many of your manure management problems. You may now be asking, “How do I do that?”

  • One Horse or a Hundred-What is Composting Anyway? (WO1022)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    Every horse owner has to deal with the same by-product of horse ownership — manure. Horse owners have a common obligation to practice sound environmental practices. Michigan is fortunate to have a strong Right-to-Farm Act to address many of these issues.

  • One Horse or a Hundred-Manure Management Solutions (WO1021)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    You’ve got the horse, you’ve got the farm and you’ve got lots of plans. One thing you may not have, however, is a plan for handling the manure your horses will produce. What are the options for responsible manure management?

  • One Horse or a Hundred: Manure and Water Don't Mix (WO1020)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    What’s the big deal about horse manure? Why are our neighbors so concerned about the manure from our horses getting into surface waters and groundwater? There are several reasons why manure and water don’t mix.

  • One Horse or a Hundred: Perfect Planning Prevents Problems (WO1019)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    Believe it or not, some people think horse manure stinks! People don’t like to see it out their window or drink it in their water. By using some planning suggestions, you can prevent water contamination, be a good neighbor and have healthy, happy horses.

  • Feeding the Miniature Horse (E3068)

    Published on October 19, 2015

    Evaluating your miniature horse's body condition is necessary before you can determine how much hay and grain he needs.