Education is key when it comes to making informed decisions about your horse’s health care. Whether you’re a long-time horse owner or are thinking of purchasing your first horse, our goal is to provide you with the information you need to help your horse enjoy a long, healthy, happy life.

On this page you will find a variety of different topics pertaining to the health and care of your horse.

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines

The Codes of Practice are national developed guidelines for the care and handling of farm animals. They serve as the national understanding of animal care requirements and recommended practices. Codes promote sound management and welfare practices for housing, care, transportation and other animal husbandry practices.

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines

Stable Management

Parasite Control – Rotate or Rest?
Reducing the Risk of Fire on your Farm
Farm Fire Safety Checklist
Fire Prevention on the Farm

Medications

Drugs and Your Horse The Dangers of Medicating

Nutrition

The Importance of Hydration
Transportation and Nutrition
Choosing Safe, Quality Feed
What is Your Horse’s Body Condition?
Feeding in Spring: Increased Exercise and Warmer Weather
Winter Nutrition
Healthy Hooves Need Good Nutrition

Resources

Lameness Detection