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The BHS has made new suggestions about how best to control the weed ragwort to protect horses. Photo: BHS

The BHS has made new suggestions about how best to control the weed ragwort to protect horses. Photo: BHS

New ragwort strategies put forward by BHS and Defra after survey of thousands of horse owners

Katy Islip

20 November 2014 12:00

Plans to up the fight against the poisonous plant ragwort have been announced today by the British Horse Society (BHS), after a survey of nearly 14,000 horse owners.Supported by government department Defra, the BHS ran the survey this summer to assess levels of concern and knowledge about ragwort. Results showed 20% of respondents knew of instances where horses had been...

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