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    12-05-2012, 09:07 PM
Green Broke
Anyone seen/heard of this? [WARNING gross]

Ok so I was looking up pearl coloured horses when I came across this. I thought it was some sort of weird egg... Until I read the description..
Красивый пони, derpygrooves: See this? This came out of a...
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    12-05-2012, 09:10 PM
:O jeeze!!
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    12-05-2012, 09:11 PM
I heard horses got this from ingesting sand, but I don't know, never seen them shiny like that though.
    12-05-2012, 09:12 PM
Green Broke
Ah ok. Yeah, I'd look it up more, but i'm too grossed out by it ...
    12-05-2012, 09:12 PM
Green Broke
Curious myself - my first thought was it a type of mineral deposit akin to kidney and bladder stones.
    12-05-2012, 09:38 PM
It's commonly believed that enteroliths are caused by a diet too high in calcium. It's been said that feeding a diet of straight alfalfa can predispose a horse to them, but I am more inclined to believe that a horse has to have some genetic predisposition (like people with gallstones or kidney stones) toward getting them. My family has had horses for generations and we've fed a majority of them straight alfalfa throughout their lives and never had a problem with enteroliths.
    12-06-2012, 12:27 AM
Wow, I google imaged it, and it showed people selling them for 200-300 dollars.. WHO in the world would buy one of those things? Lol.
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    12-06-2012, 12:35 AM
Originally Posted by twp    
Wow, I google imaged it, and it showed people selling them for 200-300 dollars.. WHO in the world would buy one of those things? Lol.
Well it makes's pretty much a gigantic pearl.
    12-06-2012, 12:54 AM
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Id buy While the fact that it came out of a horse's intestine isnt lovely, they look pretty cool, haha.
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    12-06-2012, 01:42 AM
Ooo that had to make pony CRANKY

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