The International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation, International Collating Centre, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following equine disease events.
If fungal keratitis in horses is not treated quickly and aggressively, fungal keratitis can lead to loss of vision or even loss of the eye itself.
Nursing the starved horse back to health requires careful consideration of the type and amount of feed provided.
Prepublic tendon rupture in broodmares is a serious condition in late pregnancy that might have a poor prognosis and could results in death of the mare and fetus.
The International Collating Centre and other sources provided the following reports of equine disease events in the third quarter of 2020.
Vitamin E helps maintain normal neurological function by limiting the damage caused by oxidative stress and free radicals.
The Gluck Center's Equine Disease Quarterly reported on world-wide equine diseases in the second quarter of 2020.
The U.S. equine industry has a higher awareness of a potential foreign animal disease introduction after dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mitigation strategies and biosecurity measures at multiple levels are needed to provide adequate protection from vesicular stomatitis virus.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is now recognized as a rare cause of respiratory failure in horses.
The International Collating Centre in Newmarket, UK, and other sources reported numerous equine disease outbreaks in the first quarter of 2020.
Dr. Peter Timoney of the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center comments on COVID-19 and what it means to horses and the equine industry.