Does your horse suffer from allergies? Food allergies and respiratory allergies to pollen and the like are not altogether uncommon among horses. Even hay and grass can cause horse allergies, but horse owners can use a few natural remedies to help improve their horse's condition and relieve allergy symptoms.
Respiratory symptoms and skin rashes are the common symptoms of allergies among horses, although a general state of ill-health without obvious cause could be a sign of allergies as well, particularly in the spring.
Natural Horse Remedies: Apple cider vinegar added to your horse's feed or water can reduce allergy symptoms. Sprayed on its coat, it can also relieve hives or other allergic skin conditions. Red clover, burdock, and spirulina are dietary supplements that may also boost the immune system to relieve allergy symptoms.
About the Author: Deirdre Layne
Founder and CEO of Earth Clinic, has an extensive background in health and healing. She created EarthClinic.com in 1999 as a way to teach people about natural remedies and alternative healing therapies. Since then, thousands of people around the world and their pets have been healed by the remedies found on Earth Clinic. Deirdre holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College in Philosophy and is the author of the book Apple Cider Vinegar: A Modern Folk Remedy.
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