Horses are subject to infection brought in by traveling companions and new arrivals or obtained while visiting competitive venues. Their risk of exposure includes a number of infectious diseases, such as strangles, equine influenza virus, vesicular stomatitis virus, and Salmonella, to name a few. The best cure for an equine infectious disease is prevention. In this volume of Stable Management Extra, Nancy S. Loving, DVM, shares biosecurity strategies to protect the horses on your property from disease outbreak and spread.
FEATURED IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT:
- How far away do quarantine areas need to be from the resident herd?
- Tips for preventing your trailer from transporting germs
- Biosecurity precautions for when you’re traveling with your horse
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