You buy (or harvest), haul, carry, and stack it. Now make sure that your hard-earned hay will be usable when you need it. This presentation will teach you how to become an expert horse hay connoisseur by focusing on methods to evaluate and feed hay, including buying the right hay for your horse(s). Numerous hay storage recommendations will also be discussed including stacking hay, ensuring your facility is feral animal and moisture free, and hay longevity.
Dr. Krishona Martinson has been with the University of Minnesota Extension since 2001 and is currently the Equine Extension Specialist in the Department of Animal Science. She holds a Ph.D. in Weed Science from the University of Minnesota and specializes in weed identification and control, poisonous plants and forage utilization and management for horse owners. Dr. Martinson also raises, breeds, and trains Foundation Quarter Horses.