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Preventing infectious diseases

As the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure. It is better – not to mention easier and potentially less expensive – to take steps to prevent your horse contracting an infectious disease, rather than having to go through the emotional and financial drain of trying to treat a disease outbreak.

This section covers the things you can do to minimise the risk of infectious diseases, in particular:

  • A 4-step plan to help protect your horse
  • What to do if an infectious disease outbreak does occur