Give tasks to working students that help you and prepare them for future horse facility responsibilities.
Jenny Wilkinson, DVM, of the University of Vermont, said that horse owners need to know rain rot is contagious. “People originally thought it was caused by a fungus that lived in the soil. Research showed it is caused by bacteria that live on the skin. Horses may carry it and never develop a problem, but other horses they come into contact with might be susceptible to infection.