Recognizing and Treating Coprophagy in Horses

Do you ever catch your horse eating non-food items, such as feces or dirt? If so, you may be surprised to learn that this is fairly common. Most often seen in young foals, the practice of eating non-food items is called coprophagy. Generally speaking, the habit is harmless and it wears off as the foal grows older. If the practice continues over a period of time or if the horse is exclusively eating fecess or ingests large qualities of it over a period of time, however, it can become problematic. Read More