Help! My Horse Eats Dirt, Presented by Wahl

People get really freaked out when they see their horses eating dirt and immediately jump to the conclusion that there is a dietary deficiency at play.

There’s a name for this behavior – Geophagia – and it’s more common and more harmless than you’d expect. The pros weighed in on this behavior and what it means for your horse in this article from Kentucky Equine Research:

http://www.equinews.com/article/geophagia-eating-dirt-could-have-several-explanations

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