Horse looking out barn window

Do dust, pollen, and hay trigger your hay fever? Imagine living where straw and hay are tossed around every day, and it won’t surprise you to learn that horses, too, can get breathing problems from particles in the air.

Hay storage areas and dry bedding materials in stalls contribute dust and particles in the air. The methods used for mucking stalls and cleaning the barn can also reduce or increase airborne particles, says Kara Lascola, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, an equine internal medicin

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