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Poisonous Plants in Your Paddock? What Every Horse Owner Should Know.

  • Keep your horse safe, and your other pets too
  • Common poison plants that are located in YOUR region
  • Great pictures help you identify these toxic plants
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A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adult treasure.Rebecca Carroll

Today's glossary term

Bursa

A closed fluid-filled sac or sac-like cavity. The bursa provides a sliding surface between tissues of the body.

Tip of the day

Watch for these common signs of fear in the horse: tail swishing, sweating without exertion, quivering skin, ears pointing at a particular object. Calm your horse with a soothing voice and a light touch.

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