Strangles Eradication is Aim of New British Initiative

The British Horse Society and the Animal Health Trust launched a campaign today (Feb. 1) to raise £250,000 ($492,000) to eradicate Strangles.

Strangles--triggered by the bacterium Streptococcus equi--is one of the most common respiratory diseases, affecting horses of all types and ages.

It spreads quickly in stables, striking horses at a devastating rate. Strangles

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