Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Horse with Hay Fever ... that sux

Stop me if you've heard this one before: "A horse walks into a barn. He sneezes ..."

NEWS STORY: A horse has to sleep on shredded newspaper because he has the equine equivalent of hay fever.

If Teddy is exposed to hay or straw, he starts coughing and wheezing as if he were having an asthma attack.

Owner Samantha Ashby, 19, also has to damp down his feed to get rid of any dust spores, reports the Mirror.

She said: "Straw and hay are banned from his stable. If he is exposed to the dust spores, he looks really pitiful and very chesty."

Read the rest of this story here ...


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