Horse Care & Diseases

  • Equine Herpesvirus causes respiratory infection and abortion in pregnant mares.
  • Equine Infectious Anemia, also known as malarial fever, mountain fever, slow fever, or swamp fever, is a chronic contagious viral disease affecting only horses.
  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis EPM is a progressive neurologic disease of horses which affects the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord.
  • Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU), also known as periodic ophthalmia or moon blindness, is one of the most common causes of blindness in horses.
  • Equine Ulcer - Stomach and duodenal ulcers are common in the adult horse. Untreated ulcers can perforate. Collapse and death may follow soon after.
  • Foal Heat Diarrhea - Diarrhea is the most common problem affecting foals. While foal heat diarrhea is mild and goes without consequences, infectious enteritis is serious and often fatal.
  • Foal Pneumonia - Pneumonia in foals is primarily caused by a bacterial, viral or parasitic infection and is common in young horses.
  • Hives (Urticaria)