Horse Friendly Trees

All semi mature and mature trees offer shade from the summer sun, but some are toxic to horses. So which trees and hedging provide the best possible shade in the summer months and are harmless to horses? We have selected a list of trees that are safe and offer best possible shade.

If you can’t find the tree your looking for, please get in touch and we’ll source it for you.

Horse friendly trees and hedging
Acer campestre
Betula pendula
Carpinus betulus in varieties
Crataegus monogyna
Corylus avellana
Fagus in varieties
Liriodendron tulipifera
Populus tremula
Prunus spinosa
Salix alba
Tilia in varieties

Trees and hedging to avoid
(See attached list)

Trees and hedging to avoid
Acer pseudoplatanus

Acer rubrum

Laburnum anagyroides

Ligustrum vulgare

Quercus in varieties

Taxus baccata

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