Ragwort poisoning in horses

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Ragwort poisoning in horses is a very real threat to equine health. The damage caused by the ingestion of ragwort can lead to long-term health effects on horses and, in some cases, can prove fatal. What is Ragwort? Ragwort is a widespread weed recognised by its bright yellow flowers (flowering from June-November). It’s often seen growing in equine paddocks, on rough land and on roadside verges. It can also be found on pasture that is particularly overgrazed, or in ‘starvation’ paddocks. When it is growing, it is unpalatable to horses,…

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