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  • Horses

    MSU Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.


  • Emergency Response to Accident Involving Livestock virtual training

    This virtual training provides participants with the information needed to effectively and efficiently respond to an accident where animals are involved.

  • My Horse University Horse Nutrition

    In this course you’ll learn about many aspects of horse nutrition, including anatomy, horse behavior, nutrients, nutritional requirements, feedstuffs, evaluating and balancing a ration, diseases affecting nutrition, and feeding management.

  • Equine Business Course

    This is a 15-week short course for those with an interest in developing or maintaining a successful equine-based business. Course topics include accounting systems, tax law, business plans and more. This course is typically offered both in-person and online.

  • Horse Health 101

    In this certificate course you will learn skills such as identifying early signs of health problems, evaluating a horse’s health status on a daily and sometimes hourly basis and responding appropriately to emergency situations as they arise.

  • Halter: Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource

    This series of lessons is designed to offer equine science information, student activities and techniques to foster positive youth development.

  • 4-H Michigan Horse Judges

    The 4-H Michigan Horse Judges course is a professional development resource for certified 4-H horse judges in Michigan. The course site includes links to recordings from past conferences and the annual exam.

  • My Horse University Program

    My Horse University (MHU) was established in 2005 at MSU, the pioneer land-grant university with nationally ranked programs in equine science and management. MHU brings research and knowledge from world-renowned experts to online courses and products. MHU’s courses provide a comprehensive and convenient learning experience for horse enthusiasts throughout the world. Courses include:

  • My Horse University Summer Horse Care 101

    The Michigan State University Extension Equine Team has put together a Summer Horse Care online course series and is offering it FREE of charge during 2020.

  • Feb 1

    2021 MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-Long Series

    February 1, 2021 – February 5, 2021 Online

    Spend time exploring the Tollgate barn and pastures virtually as you investigate veterinary science and animal medicine. Interactive real time sessions with MSU Extension Animal Science educators, Tollgate Farm staff, and visiting vets.

  • Nov 9

    CANCELED-MSU Tollgate Farm Fall Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-long Series

    November 9, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Online

    Explore veterinary science through interactive sessions as you visit Tollgate Farm virtually to learn about livestock and companion animals through STEM challenges & learning!

  • Apr 1

    4-H Ride Across the State Challenge

    April 1, 2021 – May 14, 2021

    Join us for this all new event where you track your miles ridden on horseback for an opportunity to win prizes!

  • Apr 11

    4-H Hippology Contest

    April 11, 2021 9:00AM – 4:00PM Virtually

    Michigan's state-level 4-H Hippology contest. Contest will be held virtually.

  • Feb 8

    Hippology Academy

    February 8, 2021 – March 19, 2021

    Join us for an all-new Hippology Academy!

  • May 1

    4-H Equine Communications Contest

    May 1, 2021 – May 31, 2021

    Join us beginning in April for public speaking and demonstration contests all held virtually on Facebook!

  • Feb 16

    Virtual Horse Judging Camp

    February 16, 2021 – February 25, 2021

    An opportunity for youth and adults to prepare for competitive horse judging contests!

  • Apr 10

    4-H Horse Judging Contest

    April 10, 2021 9:00AM – 4:00PM Virtual

    Michigan's state-level 4-H horse judging contest!

  • Horses and Sheriff's Posse

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Horses are a special part of many farms in America, and they are still used as part of a mounted division of many sheriff’s departments. This video explains some of the basics of horses and how they are cared for.

  • Animal Based Enterprises

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with animal-based enterprises (U.P. specific).

  • Karen Waite

    Academic Specialist, Director of Undergraduate Education
    kwaite@msu.edu
    517-432-0383

  • Taylor Fabus

    4-H Horse and Pony Extension Educator
    tenlenta@msu.edu
    517-353-1748