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Keep watch on obese horses eating green forage

Obesity in horses is never a desired condition, but especially so for animals that have developed equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), a condition similar to Type II Diabetes in people.
Photo of horses eating green forage in pasture.
Horse owners urged to plan care during pandemic

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

While the primary concern of the COVID-19 pandemic is for human health, horse owners should have plans in place to ensure proper care of their horses in case of sickness and hospitalization.

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Equine Enterprise Management certificate program offered by Oklahoma State University

Fri, Aug 10, 2018

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is doing its part to fill the void with a first-of-its-kind program, the Equine Enterprise Management certificate program, will be offered to any undergraduate student at the university.

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Do not forget about post-wildfire trauma in livestock

Tue, Apr 17, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 17, 2018) – Adrenaline-fueled panic and confusion may still be affecting livestock even after the flames of recent wildfires have passed, meaning producers need to use caution when working with the animals.

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Producers urged to take part in 2017 Census of Agriculture

Wed, Jan 24, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (Jan. 24, 2018) – Oklahoma producers large and small, rural and urban, are encouraged to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The deadline for turning in the census questionnaire is Feb. 5.

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