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Nicky Ellis

Do Horses Eat Meat?

Do horses eat meat? The quick and simple answer is no, they do not. But a one word answer doesn’t make a very interesting read, so let’s have a more in depth look at what horses eat and why. Do Horses Eat Meat In The Wild? Do horses eat meat in the wild? Not voluntarily,

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Nicky Ellis

What To Do When Your Horse Eats Chicken Feed

It’s important to keep your feed room locked and horse proof for many reasons. Even if your horse over eats horse feed, serious complications can be the result. A horse who eats too much feed is at high risk for developing colic, laminitis and intestinal upset. These and other problems are even more likely if

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endotoxemia in horses
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Nicky Ellis

What Is Endotoxemia In Horses And What Can You Do About It?

If your horse has had an illness such as colic or pneumonia or any other severe infection, he or she may be at risk of developing a very serious inflammatory response known as endotoxemia. This condition can cause failure and collapse of your horse’s circulatory system and vital organs, so it’s nothing to play around

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What To Do When Your Horse Eats Too Much Grain

If your horse breaks into the feed room and eats too much grain, he is in real danger of developing colic or laminitis. What can you do? In this article, we review the steps you need to take if your horse eats too much grain. Read on to learn more. How Does Excessive Consumption Of

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do horses get fleas
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Nicky Ellis

Can Horses Get Fleas?

While it’s not entirely impossible for horses to get fleas, it is unusual. For the most part healthy horses can resist flea predation. Additionally, fleas are typically host specific (targeting only certain types of animals). For example, cat fleas do not infest dogs, and dog fleas do not infest cats. Even so, in unusual circumstances

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Nicky Ellis

How Long Can A Horse Live With Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis?

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a serious equine disease that can be very hard to diagnose. Its symptoms are similar to those of a number of other types of horse health problems. Furthermore, signs and symptoms may vary from horse to horse. In some horses symptoms are quite mild, while in others they are quite

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