Horse Health

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    Wild Fire Smoke Unhealthy for Horses

    Dr. John Madigan and Dr. David Wilson, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis have provided the following information regarding the effects of wild fires on horses, humans and other animals.

    Flossie Sellers - June 27, 2011 09:36

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    Wisconsin EEE Update

    Two alpacas have died in Dunn County, and a horse has been sickened, by Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, a mosquito-borne illness caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system. Although humans may also contract EEE, no human cases have ap

    Flossie Sellers - August 15, 2011 10:10

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    Worm Damage Causes Death of Young Horse

    An equine vet is urging horse owners to maintain a responsible worming program after the sudden death of a seemingly healthy horse that dropped dead in a field. A post mortem examination found that the cause of death was a fatal blood clot caused by sev

    Flossie Sellers - October 14, 2011 12:38