Horses Community of Practice

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The national equine resource team known as eXtension Horses began collaborative work to harness the Cooperative Extension System’s best information to provide traditional and expanding clientele a source of reliable and up-to-date horse information on equine science and management.

Who Are These Experts?

This group of horse experts includes over 50 (and still growing) extension horse specialists from around the country including teaching and research faculty, veterinarians, and professional extension staff from leading universities. Internet users can interact with these experts to obtain customized answers to their questions by asking a question and joining an online chat or web cast.

Meet our Equine Experts

Let us help you! Browse our online horse resources.

Answers to Questions:

Search frequently asked questions (FAQs) to find simple, clear answers from experts on topics such as horse nutrition, reproduction, health care, management, training and behavior, selection, and many other topics. Can’t find the answer you need? Not a problem! You can submit your horse question through our Ask an Expert tool, and one of our equine experts will respond to your question.

View over 200 instructional horse video clips on safe equine handling, basic training, and horse showing skills. More videos are being added all the time.

Instructional Learning Lessons

Discover additional information by taking one of our self-paced learning lessons. eXtension’s team of horse experts have developed specialized lessons to provide the most complete information about horse care and management. Click here to get started!

Monthly Webinars

eXtension Horses and My Horse University work together to provide webinars conducted by equine experts to help you get personalized help with the management of your horse. All webcasts are recorded and we offer a library of over 60 recorded webcasts which are available for on-demand viewing on topics such as behavior, nutrition, manure management, showing, facility management, health and much more.

Take a Certificate Course:

These self-paced, equine certificate courses are taught by world-renowned experts and offered online through our My Horse University partnership. Courses cover a variety of topics, including purchasing and owning a horse, horse breeding and selection, trail riding, nutrition, and horse behavior & welfare.

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We hope you enjoy learning more about horses and look forward to getting your feedback on our resources.