Spring has arrived! With her, she brings sun and warmth and flowers. But, aye, there’s the rub!

Many of the plants we run across routinely are poisonous to our beloved horses.  So as a reminder, here are some of the more common ones, along with a reminder of what they look like in their green, flowered, and fruited state.

For a more complete list, take a look at the ASPCA’s website.

american holly

American Holly

american yew

American Yew

boxwood

Boxwood

hybiscus

Hybiscus

hydrangea

Hydrangea

locust tree

Locust Tree

maple

Maple

mountain laurel -resize

Mountain Laurel

nandina

Nandina

oak

Oak

sago palm

Sago Palm