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Equine extension faculty and instructors have expertise in equine management, health, genetics, nutrition and reproduction.

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Predicting Personality with Equine Genetics

Though in many ways the value of a modern horse can be attributed to their physical performance, the horse’s athletic ability may still be less...
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Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and...
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Dr. Carissa Wickens Was Quoted In Wallethub’s Piece About The Kentucky Derby!

What measures should be adopted to better protect the health and well-being of race horses? The equine industry is deeply invested in safeguarding the health and well-being of horses and jockeys. Race track accreditation,...
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