The Drools!!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health > Hoof Care

The Drools!!

This is a discussion on The Drools!! within the Hoof Care forums, part of the Horse Health category
  • My horse drolls, is that a problem

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Cowgirls Boots

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    08-12-2013, 08:04 PM
  #1
Foal
The Drools!!

My mare is turned out in a pasture with other mares with a ranging age group. So my question is have you ever experienced having an excessively drooling horse? I hear that it is from a fungus on clover. To my understanding mushrooms are poisonous to equines. Is there way to stop the horse from getting it? Does the drooling cause swollen glands? What clovers are poisonous to horses, I can't seem to find any pictures of the individual clover types. All the other mares that are turned out in that same field have the drool, but some not as bad as others. All of the horses seem to be drooling off and on.

Your help and experiences are greatly appreciated!!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    08-12-2013, 09:26 PM
  #2
Banned
You have this post in wrong section it needs to be in health part of forums.
     
    08-12-2013, 10:01 PM
  #3
Foal
My horse ounce had a bad drooling problem due to spear grass we found in they hay! And ounce spear grass touches the ground the seed automatically spread and it will grow! Check your pasture for spear grass!
     
    08-12-2013, 10:17 PM
  #4
Started
We've had clover in pastures and yes it can and does cause foaming and slobber. But other then that it hasn't had any ill effects. They even eat it when grazing outside the pastures.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    08-12-2013, 10:21 PM
  #5
Green Broke
I've heard it can cause colic and such and I started getting frantic when my gelding came in one day drooling buckets.

Vet told me to take him out of that pasture so he doesn't get dehydrated but I have no where else to move him to. He's been drooling for over a month and is doing fine. I would just make sure your horse is drinking and maybe give her electrolytes in her grain or water.

Other then that, not much you can do. Not to mention they LOVE to drool all over you Or atleast, mine do.
Posted via Mobile Device
FaydesMom likes this.
     
    08-13-2013, 03:03 PM
  #6
Trained
I use to have hay pastures. Clover is outstanding for soil. But, b/c of the adverse effect it can cause I never included it in the seed mix. It can cause a number of problems.
I would also keep a close eye on them just to ensure it is not the beginnings of something like vesicular stomatitis.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rhinestone Rolled Show Harness *DROOLS* minihorse927 Horse Tack and Equipment 7 02-17-2012 01:48 AM
Drools ShutUpJoe Horse Trailers 0 03-03-2010 09:49 AM
the 'drools' edozier1 Horse Health 1 07-20-2007 01:43 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0