Infographic: How Ammonia Impacts Your Horse

Have you walked into a barn and smelled a pungent, burning odor? That’s ammonia, and it’s hurting your horse.
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Have you ever walked into a barn and, rather than smelling fresh bedding and horses, you get a strong whiff of a pungent, burning odor? That’s ammonia, and its presence can cause serious damage to your horse’s respiratory system. Ammonia exposure is all too common in stable environments–especially those with poor ventilation. Learn more about the causes of ammonia and how to eliminate it in the following step-by-step visual guide.


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