Equine Strangles Confirmed in Michigan

One horse in Macomb County, Michigan, was confirmed with strangles and three other horses were exposed.
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Macomb County Michigan

One horse was confirmed positive for strangles in Macomb County, Michigan, and three other horses were exposed.

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported on February 17, 2019, a confirmed case of strangles in a horse in Macomb County, Michigan. The affected horse was a 13-year-old Haflinger gelding that had exhibited clinical signs of fever and nasal discharge starting on December 8. The case was confirmed December 13. 

Three additional horses on the premises were exposed.

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