Red Maple Tree (Acer
rubrum)

Poisonous to Horses

Toxic parts and chemical: Leaves in
fresh or dry state contains an unknown
chemical causing red blood cell
destruction.

Symptoms of Poisoning: severe anemia
with depression, increased heart and
breathing.
Can cause death if .3% of body weight is
ingested.

Remove horse from plant, and give
supportive therapy and possibly a blood
transfusion in severe cases. There is no
cure.
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