Category: Infectious diseases

Botulism

Botulism is one of the most potent toxins known, and unfortunately horses are extremely susceptible to it. There are three types of botulism recognised …

Babesiosis (piroplasmosis)

There are a number of tick-borne diseases that can affect horses, including babesiosis. It is useful to know how to prevent infection, especially …

Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection

Also known as equine granulocytic anaplasmosis (EGA) or equine anaplasmosis. This is a relatively new disease, first described in the United States …