Equine Strangles in Marion and Okaloosa Counties, Florida

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed cases of equine strangles in Marion and Okaloosa Counties.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed cases of equine strangles in Marion and Okaloosa Counties.

A boarding facility in Marion County had a horse test positive for equine strangles with 48 horses exposed.

A boarding facility in Okaloosa County had a horse test positive for equine strangles with nine horses exposed.

These were the 25th and 26th confirmed cases of equine strangles in Florida this year.

For more information on equine strangles read this Fact Sheet.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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