Persea americana, Avocado Tree
Can grow to 65 feet, the tree has evergreen leaves arranged alternately on it’s branches. Flowers are green / yellow and inconspicuous. Fruit is pear shaped and gets darker in color as it ripens.
Low, only when horses exposed to avocado groves or trimmings.
Leaves, seeds, fruit and bark.
Generally only affects mares and causes noninfectious mastitis, and sometimes gastritis and colic.
Not generally fatal.
*It should be noted that we are not veterinarians. This information is written specifically for horses and should be used for reference purposes only. If you think your horse has eaten something toxic call your vet right away.