Learn more about the conditions and risks that your horse faces
Infectious diseases are not only distressing, but many also put the life of your horse at risk. Find out all you need to know about the signs and symptoms of distressing conditions, and pick up practical advice to help you prevent them.
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The Hendra virus (HeV) causes a potentially deadly viral disease that can be spread from horses to humans.
EHV can cause respiratory and neurological diseases and abortion
Intestinal parasites are one of the most common causes of disease in horses
Rotavirus is an organism that is a major infectious source of equine diarrhoea, causing about 1 in 4 cases of diarrhoea in foals
Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause severe diarrhoea in foals and adult horses
Strangles is a respiratory disease of horses caused by the bacterium Streptococcus equi
Tetanus, is an often-fatal bacterial disease caused by the organism Clostridium tetani
Potentially deadly infectious diseases can lurk in even the most harmless-looking environment