Guest Speaker: Jay Scarborough, Polk County Sheriff’s Detective, Agricultural Unit

Florida Sport Horse Club Guest Speaker: Polk County Sheriff’s Detective Jay Scarborough, Agricultural Unit February 17, 2020 Jay Scarborough is a lead detective with the Polk County Sheriff’s Agricultural Unit, with many years of experience. He is a certified animal/equine cruelty expert, owns 3 horses, and leads the Polk County Mounted Sheriff’s Unit. He chairs… Continue reading Guest Speaker: Jay Scarborough, Polk County Sheriff’s Detective, Agricultural Unit

“Animals in Disaster: Awareness & Preparedness”

Did you know that FEMA has a free online course that we, as horse owners, can take to be better prepared for natural disasters?  It’s called “Animals in Disaster: Awareness and Preparedness.”  We’ve posted a print version in the “Useful Documents” section of our web site, or find the online version at  https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-10.a Course Overview… Continue reading “Animals in Disaster: Awareness & Preparedness”

Riding Area: Crooked Lake Wildlife & Environmental Area

Crooked Lake Wildlife Management & Environmental Area 156-232 Turtle Run Trail, Fort Meade, FL 33841 https://myfwc.com/recreation/lead/crooked-lake/ Things to know: Hours of operation: Sunrise to sunset every day Unstaffed; free for users A restroom is in the parking area. Parking isn’t spacious, but there’s enough room for several rigs if all use consideration. Almost 1,150 acres… Continue reading Riding Area: Crooked Lake Wildlife & Environmental Area