Certain strains of fungi found in moldy fodder can cause serious problems in both horses and handlers, scientists found.
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Some trees can kill horses, and horses can kill trees; ensure the equine-arbor relationship on your farm is positive.
Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse
The rare condition--primary hypothyroidism--in mares could be behind a potentially deadly foal problem called CHDS.
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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
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