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Equine Coronavirus Diagnostics: Take Fecal Samples

Equine coronavirus’ main signs are subtle and nonspecific—anorexia, lethargy, and fever. And while it doesn’t consistently cause gastrointestinal signs such as colic or diarrhea, researchers have learned that affected horses’ feces are the most reliable sample to test.

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EHV-1: A Clinician’s Perspective

Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Rood & Riddle Veterinary Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, offers his insight about equine herpesvirus-1, including diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

Biosecurity: Protect Your Horse From Disease

How can you keep your horse healthy when going to horse shows, trail rides, or events? And what about bringing new horses into a boarding stable? Learn about practical biosecurity measures to protect your horses.

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