Anthony Knight, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Anthony P. Knight, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, is a professor of large animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. He received his veterinary degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, in 1968. After completing a master’s degree at Colorado State University, he joined the faculty in 1974. His current professional interests include livestock heath, foreign animal diseases, emergency management, and plant toxicology. He has written two books on poisonous plants of animals in North America, and maintains a poisonous plants website for use by anyone wanting poisonous plant information.

Articles by Anthony Knight

Black Walnut Risks in Horse Pastures

Is my horse at risk of developing laminitis if he grazes near black walnut trees and walks through fallen walnuts? Read More

Keep Horses Away From Creeping Indigo

What is creeping indigo and will it hurt my horse? Read More

Will Eating Grass Seeds Hurt My Horse?

Could eating buckwheat, red clover, and twitch grass seeds be harmful to my horse? Read More

Black Walnut Tree Shavings as Trail Mulch?

Would black walnut tree shavings be safe to use as trail mulch? Read More

Is Millet a Problem in the Pasture?

I am considering moving my two mares to 10 acres of land that had been planted with millet feed last spring. Read More

Can Horses React to Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

Can poison oak and poison ivy cause allergic reactions in horses? There is quite a bit where I keep my horses. Read More

Mangoes Toxic to Horses?

In our horse paddock there are four mango trees. Is it possible for our horses to get sick from eating too many mangoes? Read More

Alsike Clover Poisoning

Can you tell me more about alsike clover sensitivity, especially in horses with large areas of white skin? Read More

Oranges for Treats?

Can horses eat oranges? I just bought a 4-year-old gelding who apparently loves oranges. Read More

Fescue Allergy?

Have you ever heard of a systemic allergy to fescue grass? Read More

Guinea Grass Toxicity

I have a gelding that can't eat guinea grass because it causes his hair to fall out in patches. Read More

Skunk Cabbage Toxic to Horses?

Recently our horses have begun eating skunk cabbage that grows on the property. Is it harmful to horses? Read More

Mesquite Tree Beans Toxic?

Do you have any information about mesquite tree beans being harmful to horses? Read More