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Louisiana's Horse Industry: An Economic Summary
horse industry

The Louisiana horse industry generated approximately $2.5 billion in economic activity in 2007 through racing, horse shows and recreational activites. (PDF format only)

The Master Horseman (DVDs)
the master horseman

DVD 1: Horse Training (1 hour and 20 minutes) covers philosophy of training; ground work exercises; techniques for gaining control of the head, shoulder and hip; basic maneuvers; and more. DVD 2: Rider Development (30 minutes) explains how to find the rhythm of the horse’s movement and influence the horse through balance and rhythm, as well as other useful information.

Equine Water Quality Education Series
horse

The Equine Water Quality Series informs horse owners and the technical specialists who work with them about the potential water-quality effects from horse farms and highlights several practical best management practices (BMPs) that can be used to reduce these effects. Bulletin topics include: horses and water quality, controlling stable runoff, rotational grazing for horses, pasture management, composting horse manure and soil stabilization options for horse owners.

Questions About Eastern Equine Encephalitis and Horses
Questions Regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis and Horses

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and Western equine encephalitis (WEE) virus infections occur in horses and other equids. Where does EEE come from? What's the best way to protect a horse? Find these answers and more. (PDF Format Only)