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Treating Sweet Itch In Horses

    Treating Sweet Itch in horses.  Sweet itch (also known as summer itch or seasonal dermatitis) is believed to be an allergic reaction to the saliva of certain biting flies and the female culicodes midge, which can cause severe skin irritation.  Sweet Itch symptoms include intense itching (you may see
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Why Does My Horse Eat Manure

Why Does My Horse Eat Manure A common question from customers is “why does my horse is eat manure”.  Most people think that their horse is lacking something in its diet.  The truth is many horses begin to eat manure for several reasons to include stress, boredom, nervousness, lacking roughage
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Allergies In Horses

There are different types of allergies found in horses to include both skin allergies and respiratory allergies. Skin Allergies in Horses Skin Allergies can result from topical contact and from oral ingestion. Dust, mold, pollen, bedding, and insect bites are just a few of the sources that can cause skin
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First Aid Kit For Horses

      First Aid Kit For Horses.  Whether you are new to owning horses and in the process of finding out, or a long time horse owner, the truth is that horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention.  More times than not we have
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Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

Winterizing the hard keeper horse.  The cold winter months are upon us. As the temperature dips, you may find that your horse has more difficulty keeping weight on. If this sounds like your horse, here are some tips on how you can help them stay warm during these frigid winter
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