Grackle & flash nosebands – and why you should avoid them

By , September 14, 2014 8:54 pm

Do you know:

Horses can’t swallow unless they can open their mouth a bit. So if a horse has it’s mouth clamped shut with a flash or whatever it’s a bloody uncomfortable experience for them. The long strings of drool are very different to just seeing a moist mouth.

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In a very extreme situation a horse with the mouth clamped shut could drown on it’s own saliva.

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