DOES HORSE MANURE POSE A SIGNIFICANT RISK TO HUMAN HEALTH?
California State Horsemen , 1998

Quinn, Adda

Questions periodically arise during park and open space Master Planning processes, trail planning/development, and other public meetings whether horse manure poses significant health risks to humans. The following paper was developed to help provide information for non-scientists about laws and regulations defining toxic and hazardous wastes, the chemical and pathologic contents of horse manure, and some thoughts about the potential risks to humans exposed to horse manure.