The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Gratiot County.
The 7-year-old Appaloosa gelding had onset of clinical signs on July 10 that included cough, fever, lethargy and nasal discharge.
The unvaccinated gelding is affected and alive.
For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles click here.
Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.