Arab Mare with Strangles Euthanized in Michigan

A Lenawee County, Michigan, mare was euthanized due to multiple problems, including strangles.

A mare was confirmed with strangles in Lenawee County, Michigan. iStockPhotos.com

On April 12, 2019, a 14-year-old Arabian mare began showing clinical signs of strangles that included fever and nasal discharge. She was confirmed with strangles on April 13. The mare had been acquired by her current owner in mid-March, became ill shortly after arriving at the owner’s farm, and also had concurrent lameness. The owner elected to euthanize the mare.

Information for this report was supplied by the Equine Disease Communication Center

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