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Horses and Infectious Disease

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick, how they are spread, and ways to prevent them in our easy-to-follow visual guide.

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Horse Diseases and Humans

What can you catch from your horse?

If you work around horses long enough, you’ll be handling ones that have lameness, diarrhea, abortions, skin diseases, and even neurologic signs. Our first concern is generally for the

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Anthrax Season Firing Up in Texas

With the weather in Texas transitioning rapidly from extreme rainfall to extreme heat, anthrax has reemerged in Tom Green county and caused the death of two horses so far.

Bacillus anthracis is a spore-forming bacteria that occurs

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Year’s First Anthrax Case in North Dakota Reported

A cow in Traill County has tested positive for anthrax, the first case in North Dakota this year.

State Veterinarian Susan Keller, DVM, said Monday that the dead cow was found in a herd that had 18 animals. The herd has been quarantined and

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