Confounding Grass Founder


The confounding thing about grass founder is the very concept that the horse’s natural diet—grass—can be transformed from nutrient to nightmare overnight. Literally. Understanding the multiple factors involved and managing at-risk horses and their pasture forage is essential for owners who want to provide a safe grazing environment for their horses.

**For the full article, pick up the March 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**

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  1. Great article and information – wish we had known all the factors last Spring, because we lost a beautiful horse. Three vet’s couldn’t do a thing. Most people are not aware of the dangers or the causes.

  2. Not finished reading the whole article, but I will because one of my rescue ponies has founder, and I am doing aall I can to help her.


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