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Rise in Sudden Horse Deaths in Sevenoaks and surrounding areas blamed on Sycamore tree Seeds - equine atypical myopathy

08/05/15

Over the past six months we here at Trojan Tree Care have undertaken an increasing number of jobs involving the removal of Sycamore trees in Sevenoaks and the surrounding areas where horses grazing nearby have died suddenly from eating the seeds or ‘helicopters’ as they are often known.

Trojan Tree Care Managing Director Jamie Saunders has written a more in depth blog post on the condition known as Equine Atypical Myopathy which vets are warning is on the rise across the country.
See link below for symptoms to look out for and advice on how to identify and manage the threast posed to your horses by this deadly condition.

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 A young Sycamore seedling.