Neglected Pony, rescued from a field and transformed with the use of a Boett Blanket

What exactly is Sweet Itch? - Approximately five per cent of equines in the UK suffer from sweet itch. It results from hypersensitivity against salivary antigens from biting midges (Culicoides) and, to a lesser extent, the larger Simulium equinum, a member of the black fly family.

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