Movies and paintings evoke romantic images of horse pastures as serene meadows, dotted with leafy trees, and your beloved horses frisking and gamboling in the grass, or standing quietly under the shade. But, did you know that many well-known trees are actually toxic for your horse? The Red Maple, the Sycamore Maple, even the good ol’ Oak, all contain chemical elements in their leaves, buds, bark, and sap that, if ingested, lead to ailments and internal damage that can kill your horse.
This infographic provides detailed information on tree varieties that should never be near a pasture.
Infographic by – HorseDVM