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Horse owners must be aware of possible strangles infections

From: Farm and Ranch Guide By: Ryan Crossingham While there haven’t been any more reported cases than usual, it’s important that producers be on the lookout for “strangles,” otherwise known as horse distemper, a highly contagious equine disease caused by the bacteria Streptococcus equi which infects the upper respiratory tract of equine species. “It’s an Full Article

Horse Health Issues in BLM Holding Facility

horsetalk.co.nz. May 16, 2013 A wild horse advocacy group has voiced its concerns over infections in captive wild horses held at a short-term holding facility run by the Bureau ...Full Article