The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported cases of equine strangles in Marion and Okaloosa Counties in May 2021.
In Marion County, a horse at a boarding facility was confirmed with equine strangles. There were 48 horses exposed at that facility.
In Okalkoosa County, a horse at a boarding facility tested positive for equine strangles. There were nine horses exposed.
These were the 25th and 26th confirmed cases of equine strangles in Florida this year.
For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles click here.
Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.