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Contacts   Horse Related Links


State Forage Extension Specialists


S. Ray Smith

Dept. of Agronomy
N-222E Agricultural Science Building - North
Lexington, KY 40546-0091

(859) 257-3358



Garry D. Lacefield

Professor Emeritus

University of Kentucky

832 Hardwood Drive

Bowling Green, KY  42104



County Extension Agents Agent Directory

See the County Agent Directory to find your local source for agricultural information.





    ● UK Horse Pasture Evaluation Program

      UK Ag Equine Programs

      Equine Working Group
    ● Testing Bedding for Tall Fescue Toxicity
    ● Tall Fescue Sampling for Ergovaline Form
    ● Endophyte Test Submittal Form - 2012
    ● UK Weed Science Group
    ● Horse Parasite Management on Pastures - Jan. 2012



-  -  -  - Selecting a round bale feeder for use during horse feeding
-  -  -  - Growing Alfalfa in the South
-  -  -  - Tall Fescue Toxicity for Horses:  Literature Review and Kentucky's Successful Pasture Evaluation Program
- - - - Alfalfa - The High Quality Hay for Horses
- - - - Alfalfa - The High Quality Hay for Horses (Poster)
- - - - Maintaining Healthy Horse Pastures
- - - - Tall Fescue Endophyte Concepts
- - - - Tall Fescue Toxicity for Horses:  Literature Review and Kentucky's Successful Pasture Evaluation Program
AGR-1 Lime and Fertilizer Recommendations
AGR-16 Taking Soil Test Samples
AGR-48 Bermudagrass -- A Summer Forage
AGR-171 Using Dry Lots to Conserve Pastures and Reduce Pollution Potential
AGR-175 Forage Use and Identification Guide
AGR-176 Using Soil-Cement on Horse and Livestock Farms
AGR-191 Using a Grazing Stick for Pasture Management
AGR-200 Soil Sampling and Nutrient Management in Horse Pastures
AGR-222 Estimating Carrying Capacity of Cool-Season Pastures in Kentucky Using Web Soil Survey
ASC-111 Feeding Young & Growing Horses
ASC-112 Nutrition of the Broodmare
ASC-113 Nutrition of the Performance Horse
ASC-120 Forages for Horses
ASC-128 Colic in Horses
ASC-143 Equine Feeding Management:  The How & When of Feeding Horses
ASC-172 Heaves in Horse
ASC-173 Botulism:  A Deadly Disease that can Affect Your Horse
ID-74 Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management
ID-142 New Recommendations for Perennial Ryegrass Seedings for Kentucky Horse Farms
ID-144 Understanding Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue and Its Effect on Broodmares
ID-145 Alfalfa Cubes for Horses
ID-146 Choosing Hay for Horses
ID-147 Establishing Horse Pastures
ID-164 High Traffic Area Pads for Horses
ID-165 Temporary Fencing for Horse Pastures
ID-168 Composting Horse Muck
PPA-30 Sampling for the Tall Fescue Endophyte in Pasture or Hay Stands
PR-636 2011 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Tolerance Report
PR-652 2012 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Tolerance Report
VET-1 Controlling Internal Parasites of the Horse
VET-32 Tapeworms in Horses

Poisonous Plant Information

    ● Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System

    ● Cornell University Poisonous Plants Informational Database

    ● FDA-CFSAN Poisonous Plant Database

    ● High-Low Chemical Query

    ● Index of Poisons

    ● Plants.html

    ● Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms of North Carolina

    ● Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts



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