Researchers sought the most common causes of poisoning in Swiss equids. Toxic plants and medications topped the list.
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Find out what you can do to help prevent your horse from developing equine metabolic syndrome or PPID.
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- What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?
- Promoting Metabolic Wellness
- Is Your Horse's Feed Safe for Him to Consume?
- Hay Grid Feeders Can Reduce Horses' Intake
- Effort Aims to Improve Animal Feed Safety
- Examine Hay for Toxic Striped Blister Beetles
- Five Equine Body Condition Score Resources on TheHorse.com
- Researcher Reviews How to Reduce Laminitis Incidence
- Storing Toxic Substances in Stables
- Energy and Carbs in the Equine Diet
- Tying-Up in Horses: Causes and Management
- Which Trees are Toxic?
- The Power of Protein
- Feeding Horses to Reduce Weight or Body Condition
- Identifying and Managing Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)
- Bone Cysts
- Toxin Topic: Johnsongrass Poisoning in Horses
- How Much Bute Is Too Much?
- When Your Horse's Muscles Ache
- Determining Horses' Body Weight and Ideal Condition
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. My horses eat dirt, even with mineral and salt blocks available to them. I also give them vitamins and digestive enzymes. Why do they do this?
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