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  • Horses

    MSU Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.

  • My Horse University Program

    My Horse University (MHU) was established in 2005 at MSU, the pioneer land-grant university with nationally ranked programs in equine science and management. MHU brings research and knowledge from world-renowned experts to online courses and products. MHU’s courses provide a comprehensive and convenient learning experience for horse enthusiasts throughout the world. Courses include:

  • Halter: Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource

    This series of lessons is designed to offer equine science information, student activities and techniques to foster positive youth development.

  • Horse Health 101

    In this certificate course you will learn skills such as identifying early signs of health problems, evaluating a horse’s health status on a daily and sometimes hourly basis and responding appropriately to emergency situations as they arise.

  • 4-H Michigan Horse Judges

    The 4-H Michigan Horse Judges course is a professional development resource for certified 4-H horse judges in Michigan. The course site includes links to recordings from past conferences and the annual exam.

  • My Horse University Summer Horse Care 101

    The Michigan State University Extension Equine Team has put together a Summer Horse Care online course series and is offering it FREE of charge during 2020.

  • My Horse University Horse Nutrition

    In this course you’ll learn about many aspects of horse nutrition, including anatomy, horse behavior, nutrients, nutritional requirements, feedstuffs, evaluating and balancing a ration, diseases affecting nutrition, and feeding management.

  • Emergency Response to Accident Involving Livestock virtual training

    This virtual training provides participants with the information needed to effectively and efficiently respond to an accident where animals are involved.

  • Aug 22

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Camps: Western Riding

    August 22, 2022 – August 26, 2022 9:00-4:00 28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI

    Do you know what the horn is for on a western saddle? Want to learn to lasso? Let us teach you about the history of western riding and why cowboys wear chaps!

  • Aug 1

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Camp: Farm Animal Camp

    August 1, 2022 – August 5, 2022 9:00-4:00 28115 Meadowbrook Rd Novi, MI 48377

    Explore animal science as you interact with our horses, sheep, chickens, rabbits, and goats. Spend the week learning about farm animal behavior and how to interact with and care for animals. Perfect for campers 6-12.

  • Jul 25

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Camp: Equine Science

    July 25, 2022 – July 29, 2022 9:00-4:00 28115 Meadowbrook Rd Novi, MI

    Have you thought about what it would be like to own a horse? Horse care and management, including grooming, saddling, health and nutrition are just some of the amazing topics at horse camp! Ages 9-14.

  • Aug 8

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Camp: Splish Splash Water Camp

    August 8, 2022 – August 12, 2022 9:00-4:00 28115 Meadowbrook Rd Novi, MI

    Dive into the world of the pond to investigate the animals, bugs, and plants that call it home. This week is perfect for the camper who is interested in fishing, canoeing, and pond dipping for macroinvertebrates. Ages 6-12

  • Aug 8

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Camp: English Riding Horse Camp

    August 8, 2022 – August 12, 2022 9:00-4:00 28115 Meadowbrook Rd Novi, MI

    Come and learn about the history and many styles of English Riding discipline, including jumping, Dressage, racing, Saddle seat, endurance riding and polo! Ages 9-14.

  • Mar 5

    2022 Skillathon Qualifiers - March 5 & 12, 2022

    March 5, 2022 – March 12, 2022 Zoom

    The first of two qualifiers for the 2022 Michigan 4-H Skillathon Championship. A comprehensive test of your knowledge about all things agriculture, especially livestock!

  • Feb 1

    2021 MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-Long Series

    February 1, 2021 – February 5, 2021 Online

    Spend time exploring the Tollgate barn and pastures virtually as you investigate veterinary science and animal medicine. Interactive real time sessions with MSU Extension Animal Science educators, Tollgate Farm staff, and visiting vets.

  • Feb 19

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With

    February 19, 2022 – March 31, 2022 Online Using Zoom

    Unique virtual experience encompassing all aspects of the Agricutural industry.

  • Nov 9

    CANCELED-MSU Tollgate Farm Fall Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-long Series

    November 9, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Online

    Explore veterinary science through interactive sessions as you visit Tollgate Farm virtually to learn about livestock and companion animals through STEM challenges & learning!

  • Aug 1

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Vet Science Camp 2022

    August 1, 2022 – August 5, 2022 28115 Meadowbrook Rd. Novi, MI 48118

    Explore the MSU Tollgate barn and pastures as you investigate the worlds of veterinary science and animal medicine. For ages 12-14 years old.

  • Feb 24

    Advanced Grazing School

    February 24, 2022 – February 25, 2022 February 24, 2022 from 10:00am to 5:30pm and February 25, 2022 from 8:00am to 1:00pm Bay Mills Community College - Waishkey Bay Farm 10135 W. MIlls Rd. Brimley, MI 49715

    This advanced grazing workshop is for those people who have multiple years of grazing experience, use some system of “rotational grazing”, and want to further enhance the outcomes of their grazing efforts.

  • Animal Based Enterprises

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with animal-based enterprises (U.P. specific).

  • Horses and Sheriff's Posse

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Horses are a special part of many farms in America, and they are still used as part of a mounted division of many sheriff’s departments. This video explains some of the basics of horses and how they are cared for.