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May horses be kept in the pasture during the wintertime? How can I protect my horse from mallenders and thrush?

A healthy horse has good resistance and feels good even with temperatures. A healthy horse has good resistance and feels great by tempeartures of up to 7 ° C outside.

29. Januar 2019 CONTINUE READING

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Why do gadflies attack horses? What makes the stitch of the horse fly so dangerous.

Horses give sweat and odours out from their skin.These are detected in the air by the insects thanks to their feelers. If a gadfly has targeted a horse from the air, it can reach a speed of up to 6 km/h.

26. September 2018 CONTINUE READING

How does the Black flies attack stop work on the horse. Against what does the Black flies attack Stop help.

The bite of a blackfly is only as big as a pinhead, but triggers sensitive reactions on the skin of horses and farm animals. Itching, swelling and even inflammation are the result.

25. Mai 2018 CONTINUE READING

What are the main causes of itching in the horse and how you can prevent the itching before it arises.

A fungus and mite infestation always has one major symptom: severe itching in the horse.

26. September 2018 CONTINUE READING

What is a blackfly and how dangerous is it for a horse?

Blackflies are so-called pool suckers that can trigger itching, skin irritation and sweet itch on a horse.

21. Februar 2019 CONTINUE READING

What is mallenders and how does it develop?

Mallenders is a bacterial skin inflammation, which occurs especially in the wet and cold season and initially shows in a similar form as an eczema. The skin disease arises primarily in the fetlock bend and manifests itself as white, hardened areas and dandruff.

26. September 2018 CONTINUE READING

What is sweet itch and how does it occur

The sweet itch in the horse is a skin disease that can cause weeping and purulent spots on the horse. Many horse owners have every year ...

26. September 2018 CONTINUE READING