Resource Library - Insects

Insect bites typically involve the injection of formic acid into your horse's skin and blood stream. This can lead to hives, swelling, pain and itching. Some horses may even exhibit allergic reactions to insect bites and stings.

Prevention is key. And once your horse experiences a problem, steps to reduce inflammation and healing are worth looking into. For more materials on inflammation, please see "Resource Library - Inflammation."

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