Parrish: 1980 Foal Loss Crisis Numbers 'Nothing Like This'

David Parrish III, DVM, was president of the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners in 1980 when a mystery problem occurred that caused abortions in mares during early pregnancy. While both involved abortions and were mysteries, the differences in the severity of the two problems are as wide as the decades that separate them.

"All I remember was that it was nothing like this," said

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