Anthony Knight, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Anthony P. Knight, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, is a professor of large animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. He received his veterinary degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, in 1968. After completing a master’s degree at Colorado State University, he joined the faculty in 1974. His current professional interests include livestock heath, foreign animal diseases, emergency management, and plant toxicology. He has written two books on poisonous plants of animals in North America, and maintains a poisonous plants website for use by anyone wanting poisonous plant information.

Articles by: Anthony Knight, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Mangoes Toxic to Horses?

In our horse paddock there are four mango trees. Our horses often eat the mangoes that fall off the tree. We were wondering if it is possible for our horses to get sick from eating too many mangoes.

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Alsike Clover Poisoning

I’d like to see more information on alsike clover sensitivity, especially in horses with large areas of white skin such as Paints, pintos, and Appaloosas.

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Oranges for Treats?

Can horses eat oranges? I just bought a 4-year-old gelding who apparently loves oranges.

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Guinea Grass Toxicity

I have a gelding that can’t eat guinea grass because it causes his hair to fall out in patches.

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