Mare’s Milk For Health? Europeans Look To Horses For Ancient Remedy

A foal nurses from a mare at the Lindenhof Stud in Brandenburg, Germany. While mare

Chekhov and Tolstoy swore by its curative powers. While mare’s milk remains a niche product, its reputation as a health elixir is causing trouble for European producers in a more regulated age.

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