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Why do horses choke?
Horses are more likely to choke if:
Occasionally horses take in non-feed material which gets stuck/cannot be chewed properly
many chokes will spontaneously resolve without any veterinary treatment
if your horse chokes:
if the obstructed food can be felt externally, gentle massage of the affected area may help
if there is no improvement after 10 minutes, please phone your vet, as a visit may be necessary
your vet can:
Antibiotics may be necessary if food material has been breathed into/inhaled into the lungs
Bourton Vale hosted a client evening at the Adlestrop Village Hall on Wednesday 1st Novewmber. The evening was kindly sponsored by Boehringer Ingleheim and was a huge success; allowing attendees to meet the new members of our team and have an introduction to a variety of topics.