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Poisonous plants - what to look out for Owner Factsheet

Pasture management is an important part of looking after your horse. You should regularly check your horse's grazing for poisonous plants. Many plants that are poisonous to horses cause neurological and liver damage which can be life-threatening.

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How do I know if a plant is poisonous?

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Which plants are poisonous to horses?

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What should I do if I find a poisonous plant in my horse's field?

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What should I do if my horse eats a poisonous plant?

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What else should I know?

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