University of Vermont

This site provides articles and publications from the University of Kentucky extension service.  Some of the articles include:

  • Horse pasture
  • Condition scoring for your horse
  • Wobbler syndrome in horses
  • Colic in horses
  • Forages for horses
  • Horse judging manual
  • Formulating rations for horses
  • Nutrition of the performance horse
  • And many other articles
A very informational site that has a little bit of everything, including information on:
  • Bathing
  • Feeding
  • Foot care
  • Health care
  • Leading and Tying
  • Riding
  • Trailering: Loading and Hauling
  • Understanding your horse
  • Breeding and foaling
  • Handling foals
  • Ground training
  • And many others
This site offers excellent information on finding the correct bit.  It includes information on scoring/rating the severity of bits
This web site provides information on housing, design of housing and bedding for horses

"Horse Breeds of the World" - provides pictures, history, origin, characteristics and organizations of particular breeds
This site give links to many different breeds
Lists breeds and various links to the breed associations.  Includes popular and rare breeds.
Lists breeds and types of horses and ponies from around the world.

Markings & Color

This site provides links to canine color genetics, standard coats, and genetics of coat color and type in dogs.  Has pictures, and links for more color and breed information.
This site gives links to white markings of the head, legs and other identifying marks.  Has pictures, and links for more color and breed information.
The Center for Equine Health at UC Davis offers information on various horse-related topics through their publication, Horse Report.

General Horse Care
This site gives links to the following topics of basic things to know about horse care:

  • Administering Medication
  • Rx: Responsible Drug Use
  • Allergic Reactions
  • The Air In There (how proper air flow in barns can reduce disease)
  • Anhidrosis
  • Common Complaints (diseases common to horses and humans)
  • Bandaging
  • Determining Condition
  • Drugs and Pain
  • Electrolytes
  • Genetics Primer
  • Tetanus
  • Worming
  • Wound Management
  • State Veterinarians
  • Stable Vices
  • Saddle Fit
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Parasite Update
  • External Parasites
This site provides information on "Housing for Horses - Flooring for Stalls"
"Winter Care for Horses"
This site provides information on feeding and nutrition, housing and barns, general care, grooming, wellness and prevention, behavior and training, and much more.

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