Tennessee Horse Rescue Quarantined for Strangles

March 21, 2014

Strangles is a highly contagious disease. Officials say the quarantine will last for at least five weeks.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

January 24, 2014

De Negri's research focused on infections in horses caused by S. equi and S. zooepidemicus.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More


Strangles: Understanding Distemper and Purpura Hemorrhagica

December 07, 2012

One of the most alarming infectious diseases in the equine industry is strangles.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More


Prevention and Management to Protect Against Strangles

April 24, 2012

Understanding what strangles is, how it is spread, and treatment options is crucial for caretakers.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More


Strangles Confirmed at New York Harness Racetrack

March 26, 2012

Live racing has been canceled due to a strangles outbreak on the backside at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.... Read More


Horse Health Lecture Series Schedule Announced

November 25, 2011

Topics include foaling emergencies, equine strangles, hind limb lameness, and diagnosing neurologic horses.... Read More


Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Strangles Vaccines

October 08, 2011

A research team evaluates the effectiveness and safety of strangles vaccines on ponies of different ages.... Read More


Genome Blueprint for Horse and Human Vaccines

August 25, 2011

Gluck Equine Research Center's Dr. John Timoney co-authored a paper on vaccines for Streptococcus equi.... Read More


Vaccination and Biosecurity for Strangles Prevention

July 27, 2011

Proper vaccination by a veterinarian is the best way to help protect horses against strangles and other ... Read More


Respiratory Disease Surveillance Study: Two-Year Results

July 26, 2011

The most common equine respiratory disease signs were nasal discharge, fever, depression, and coughing.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More


Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

April 19, 2011

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's ... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More


New Strangles Test Offered by UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

February 21, 2011

The UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, formerly the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, is offering a new test for the disease-causing bacteria of equine strangles, Streptococcus equi subspecies equi, that differentiates between vaccine-rela... Read More


British Horse Dealer Facing Charges

January 12, 2011

According to reports from the British equestrian magazine Horse and Hound, a horse dealer from North Wales is facing prosecution for failing to properly quarantine a horse that was recently imported to Great Britain from Ireland.
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Vasculitis Concerns

November 01, 2010

Q: My filly had a snotty nose and a cough this winter, but she never really got sick--she just looked bad for two to three weeks. Last week, however, all four of her legs became swollen and we discovered a lump on her head. Not knowing what had happe... Read More


Shedding Light on Strangles in Horses

October 01, 2010

Strangles is caused by a bacterium that gains access to the body through the nose or throat. Some affected horses suffer breathing obstruction due to enlarged lymph nodes that narrow the air passages--hence, the name strangles.... Read More


Strangles Cases Force RCMP Horses to Play Musical Chairs

July 06, 2010

Music might be an outburst of the soul (Frederick Delius) but strangles is an outburst of a horse's lymph nodes, and when you put the two together it amounts to many disappointed fans of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP's) famed Musical Rid... Read More


Boarding Barn Health

June 01, 2010

Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More