Some of you may be familiar with the salivation that occurs while a horse is carrying a bit. Some trainers believe certain materials used to make bit mouth pieces encourages salivation, and makes the horse's mouth more sensitive. Generally while riding, drool is considered a good thing. When a horse drools just standing out in the pasture, it may indicate a problem. A bad tooth or sliver that's become infected can make a horse drool. Or your horse might have 'slobbers'. Slobbers appears during the cooler months when horse's can eat clover, or may appear when they've eaten hay that contains clover. Here's what causes Slobbers or Slaframine Poisoning and what you can do to prevent it.
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