Lyme Disease


Getting to the Bottom of Equine Lyme Neuroborreliosis

October 04, 2016

The incidence of Lyme NB appears low, but this could be, in part, due to the lack of a gold-standard ante-mortem test.... Read More

<em>Maps courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Tick photos courtesy of Mat Pound/USDA/ and Wikimedia Commons</em>


Tick-Borne Disease: Tremendously Tricky

May 24, 2016

Learn the latest on diseases horses can get from ticks and why they continue to frustrate veterinarians and researchers.... Read More


Is My Horse a Tick Magnet?

April 06, 2016

What might cause one horse to have many ticks on him while his pasturemate only has a few?... Read More


Free Lecture to Cover Equine Neurology, Lameness

February 12, 2016

Neil Mittelman, DVM, and Holly Stewart, VMD, will present a joint lecture on March 1 at the New Bolton Center.... Read More


Equine Neurologic Exams: Be Thorough and Consistent

February 12, 2016

Thorough exams can help vets localize lesions to specific areas of the nervous system based on observed clinical signs.... Read More


Testing for EPM, Lyme, and Other Equine Neurologic Diseases

February 08, 2016

A neurology specialist reviews the confusing landscape of laboratory diagnostics for neurologic disease in live horses.... Read More


Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on mature performance horse health, field surgery, heaves, lameness, and more. ... Read More


Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More


Diagnosing Lyme Neuroborreliosis in Horses is Difficult

August 05, 2015

Researchers recently determined that diagnostic tests for Lyme neuroborreliosis have poor reliability.... Read More


Nine Tips on Keeping Your Horse Safe from Pests

July 31, 2015

From vaccinating against disease to storing feed properly, learn how to protect your horses from pests.... Read More


How to Protect Horses From Lyme Disease

June 17, 2015

Some ticks can carry and transmit the bacteria that causes Lyme disease to horses. Here's what you should remember.... Read More


Advancements in Equine Lyme Disease Testing

April 11, 2015

Improved diagnostic testing for Lyme disease is leading to more successful treatments. Here's what you should know.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

August 09, 2014

Get tips on how you and your horse can avoid contracting a tick-borne disease.... Read More


Piro-Like Syndrome Making Waves in France

August 02, 2014

French scientists are researching how to prevent the spread of an equine disease they've termed "piro-like."... Read More


Equine Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

July 25, 2014

Learn how horses contract Lyme disease, what clinical signs to watch for, how to treat it, and more.... Read More


Lyme Disease in Horses: More Questions than Answers

July 16, 2014

Learn about this difficult-to-diagnose disease, what clinical signs to watch for, and how vets treat it.... Read More


Equine Lyme Neuroborreliosis: What We Know, What We Don't

July 08, 2014

This potentially deadly condition is difficult to diagnose, treat, and study. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Creepy Crawlies, Part 2: Tremendous Ticks

May 26, 2014

Ticks can infect horses with an array of diseases including piroplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, and Lyme disease.... Read More


AAEP Researchers Discuss Lyme Disease in Horses

December 30, 2013

Veterinarians agree that more research is needed on Lyme disease in horses.... Read More


Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More


New Test Could Detect Equine Lyme Disease Sooner (AAEP 2012)

March 17, 2013

The new Lyme disease test can reportedly detect antibodies as early as two to four weeks following infection.... Read More


Lyme Disease Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 21, 2011

Topics discussed clinical signs, treatment options, diagnostic tests, and vaccination against Lyme disease.... Read More


The State of Lyme Disease

October 04, 2011

Horses in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and near the Great Lakes are at risk of Borrelia burgdorferi exposure.... Read More


Cornell Introduces New Lyme Disease Test

June 19, 2011

A newly released test for Lyme disease in horses and dogs should help improve the understanding of the disease... Read More