Equine Strangles in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts State Veterinarian has reported confirmed cases of equine strangles in Plymouth and Bristol Counties.

The Massachusetts State Veterinarian has reported confirmed cases of equine strangles in Plymouth and Bristol Counties. iStock/HagenCD

The Massachusetts State Veterinarian has reported confirmed cases of equine strangles in Plymouth and Bristol Counties.

In Plymouth County, a private facility had a horse test positive on December 8. The horse is affected and alive. 

In Bristol County boarding facility, a horse was confirmed with equine strangles on December 8 with 10 other horses exposed. The confirmed horse is affected and alive.

For more information about equine strangles visit this AAEP Fact Sheet.

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

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