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Most Common Horse Worms And Parasites

Most Common Horse Worms & Parasites How does a horse get worms/parasites? Horse flies, house flies, bot flies all transmit disease. Horses can get worms when turned out with infected horses or when they are turned out in a contaminated pasture. In both cases, it is likely the horse will
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Soy In Horse Feeds – The Silent Antinutrient

Soy In Horse Feeds – The Silent Antinutrient.  Check those feed tag labels!  Many horses are allergic to the soy that is in the horse feeds today.  The horse’s body can only absorb a limited amount of iron from foods and supplements.  It is easier for a body to absorb
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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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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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The Difference Between Horse Wormers

The difference between horse wormers.  Not all wormers are the same.  Do you know which is the best choice for your horse?  Different wormers target different worms and parasites. An easy and inexpensive way to find out if your horse is infested, and if so, with what, is to get
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