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Hendra Virus

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about Hendra virus, a zoonotic disease found largely in Australia that is carried by fruit bats known as flying foxes, what the symptoms are, and how the horse owners can best prevent the disease.

Salmonella

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about the many strains of Salmonella that affect foals and horses and how the use of some medications including antibiotics and NSAIDs provide an opportunity for infection by these organisms.

Lyme Disease

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about tick-borne Lyme disease, the common symptoms and why a veterinarian should be called immediately to diagnose the disease and begin treatment to prevent severe complications.

Potomac Horse Fever

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about the causes of Potomac horse fever and the treatments necessary because of at least 14 different strains of the disease resulting in a number of symptoms, all of which require prompt therapy along with medications necessary to treat each facet of the disease.

Equine Herpesvirus-1

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about the EHV viruses that are commonly found in horses and the effects they have in causing respiratory disease, abortion, neonatal foal deaths and neurological damage and how you can prevent your horse from contracting EHV-1 and related diseases.

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