OSU Horse provides Oklahoma horse owners and operators with COVID-19 guidance.

The OSU Horse Extension office published COVID-19 guidance on its website for horse owners and operators.   The guidance identifies actions and activities that must occur to ensure animal welfare.  Check the website frequently for important updates. For additional resources on mitigating risk during pandemics check out this article posted on April 1, 2020.  (Clink on … More OSU Horse provides Oklahoma horse owners and operators with COVID-19 guidance.

Horse Management Facilities: Mitigating risk during COVID-19.

On March 25, 2020, Governor Stitt amended the Fourth Amended Executive Order 2020-07 (EO 2020-07) via a memorandum designating horse management facilities as critical infrastructure businesses.[1]   With the critical infrastructure designation, it is imperative that horse management facilities now work to mitigate risks associated with operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Facilities must balance public health … More Horse Management Facilities: Mitigating risk during COVID-19.

CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES!

CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES! … More CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES!

National Equine Health Plan Published

The “National Equine Health Plan” represents a public and private effort to ensure a vibrant and prosperous equine industry.  This “road map” was developed by state and federal agencies to include the USDA, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and the American Horse Council (AHC).  This collaborative’s larger stated mission is to enhance “the … More National Equine Health Plan Published