As a result we feed the horses twice daily with a concentrated feed. As a
result some horses may try to eat as much food as possible during these brief
feedings and sometimes they can just eat too fast. This equine gluttony can
sometimes result in a case of choke.
The signs of choke in horses are much different from humans since horses can
breathe while choked, they just canít swallow. The difference is that in humans
the openings to the trachea or windpipe and the esophagus or feeding tube are
very close together. Most obstructions for