Evacuation Training for Colorado Horse Owners & Volunteers

On Tuesday, April 23rd, Douglas Elbert County Horse Council will be hosting a Barn Manager and Volunteer refresher training for all who have volunteered to help during an evacuation.  In order to have things run smoothly during a very high-stress situation, it is important…

Are You Ready for Tomorrow’s Snow Storm?

March Snowstorm in Colorado

In case you haven’t heard yet, there is a big snow storm coming tomorrow. All the news channels are covering it. If you want to see your weather forecast, check it out here. In many areas, the rain will start tonight and will slowly…

The Colorado Animal Health Laboratory is Moving

The Colorado State Animal Health Laboratory is moving April 1. They will not be shutting down during their move. But please keep in mind this move when you are sending samples, to ensure they get to the correct address. If you are worried about…

Information on the Mountain Lion Attack at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space

Mountain Lion Attack in Colorado

You may have heard about the mountain lion attack here in Colorado recently. We wanted to share the information with you so you can be informed. On Monday, Feb. 4 at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space a trail runner was attacked by a juvenile mountain…

The PAST Act has been reintroduced in the new Congress

Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act

Good News! The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act has been reintroduced as H.R. 693 by Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Ted Yoho (R-FL), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Ron Estes (R-KS), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Chris Collins (R-NY)! The PAST Act will amend the Horse Protection…

CSU Extention – Tool for Colorado Horse Owners

CSU Extension - Resource for Colorado Horse Owners

If you are a horse (or livestock, or land) owner in Colorado, you want to know about the CSU Extension! The Extension is dedicated to serving current and future needs of Coloradans by providing educational information and programs that safeguard health, increase livelihood, and…

Product Review: Porta-Grazer™

PortaGrazer in Colorado

We wanted to share a product that we have been using for a while now, and absolutely love. It’s the Porta-Grazer™ , which is a way to feed your horse’s hay naturally to them but in a slower manner. The Porta-Grazer™ comes in 3…

EIA Positive Horse in Colorado

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 28, 2018 Contacts: Media: Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us Horse Owners & Veterinarians: State Veterinarian’s Office, (303) 869-9130, cda_co_animals@state.co.us EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado   BROOMFIELD, Colo. –The Colorado Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian’s Office, was notified by the US Department of Agriculture’s…

Trainer/Coach abuse of Young Riders

Today the New York Times published a story providing further details on now-deceased equestrian trainer Jimmy Williams and his abuse of young riders. In addition to describing Williams’ inappropriate and unacceptable actions, the article also discusses how painfully difficult it can be for survivors, athletes, and…

Stay Updated on Colorado Wildfire Evacuations

If you need help evacuating, or are willing to help, please click here to see what options you have! If you don’t see what you need, create a new post.