The Basics of Botulism in Horses

Learn more about botulism in horses, where it's prevalent, and how you can protect your horse.

Dr. Amy Johnson answers questions about Botulism in horses, where it is prevalent, and the different ways that horses can contract this deadly disease. 

About the Experts

Amy Johnson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM

Amy Johnson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (LAIM and Neurology), is an assistant professor of large animal medicine and neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Her research interest is in large animal neurology, particularly in regards to diagnostic testing for neurologic conditions such as botulism and equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).