Even with advances in veterinary medicine, many diseases threaten equine health. We tell you how to protect your horse from viral diseases such as equine influenza, equine herpesvirus and rabies; bacterial diseases such as strangles and botulism; parasitic infections such as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM); and other disorders including pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).   

closeup of horse noses. Gray horse's nose is coming in contact with bay horse's nose.

Straight Talk About Strangles

Debunk the four biggest myths about the highly contagious disease strangles. By Eliza R.L. McGraw for EQUUS magazine.