Common Equine Skin Conditions

Discussion of fungi, bacteria, and viruses to allergens, insects, and who-knows-what.

Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungi, bacteria, and viruses to allergens, insects, and who-knows-what.

About the Experts

Scott W. Pierce, DVM

Scott W. Pierce, DVM, joined Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Ky., in 1985 and became a partner in 1989. He continues to practice in an ambulatory capacity with Rood & Riddle and is a founding owner of Kinetic Technologies.

Christine Rees, DVM, Dipl. ACVD

Christine Rees, DVM, Dipl. ACVD, is a board certified veterinary dermatologist and an international expert on animal skin conditions. She worked as a tenured faculty member at Texas A & M University for 13 years and currently operates her private practice, ADESA: Animal and Dermatology for Equine and Small Animals, in McKinney, Texas.

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