June Excerpt: Skin Allergies – Keep the Itch Away

Imagine you treat your horse’s fungus with a common product, go home and feel good that he’s on the mend. Then imagine waking up to your horse being covered in an explosion of red angry sores, all caused by the product that was supposed to help.

“He was completely covered in open sores that were bleeding and crusty,” says amateur eventer Sarah Edwards, speaking of an incident a few years ago involving her Appendix Quarter Horse. “I called the vet out, and it turned out to be an allergic reaction to M-T-G. There was hardly any hair left where I had sprayed. It took weeks to clear up.”

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