Archive for September, 2016

Horse Digestion Issues Wild horses rarely suffer digestive issues common to domesticated horses because they eat easily digested, natural forage and graze over 15 hours a day. Fibrous foods found growing in the wild provide most of a horse’s energy after fermenting in their hindgut. Seeds available in grasses are usually the only grains wild […]

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Common Horse Allergies Common horse allergy symptoms include hives, pruritis (itchy skin), respiratory problems such as coughing or wheezing and constant headshaking. Hives may start as small bumps on the skin but enlarge quickly to become raised welts. Horses suffering severe allergic reactions may be prone to anaphylaxis, which causes a sudden drop in blood […]

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