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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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Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse

Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse Horses by nature are grazing animals.  Because their stomach empties approximately every 3-4 hours, they eat many times throughout the day.  A horse’s natural diet is mainly grass, which is high in roughage. We should strive to keep our domesticated horses diets as
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