Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners
Managing horses can be both rewarding and challenging. Horse owners often struggle to balance their horses’ needs with environmental concerns, while remaining within their farm’s budget. In the United States farmers must comply with both federal and state regulations concerning agricultural sediment, pathogens, and nutrient pollution to the air and water. Fortunately, researchers have determined a set of best management practices (BMPs) that are the most effective, practical, and economical means of reducing and preventing pollution. In addition to BMPs’ cost savings, these practices typically increase animal welfare and fac

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