New Strangles Vaccine Research in Progress

There are about 150,000 horses in Montana, about one-sixth the number of people living in the state. Whether they are used for pleasure riding, racing, ranching, or hunting, all of these horses are susceptible to strangles.

"Most horses will get strangles eventually, so it is very critical to find a vaccine," said Benfang Lei, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary

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