Equine Strangles in Middlesex and Bristol Counties, Massachusetts

Horses at three different boarding facilities in Massachusetts have been confirmed with equine strangles.

Massachusetts horses at two different boarding facilities in Middlesex County and one boarding facility in Bristol County have been confirmed positive for equine strangles. iStock/HagenCD

Massachusetts horses at two different boarding facilities in Middlesex County and one boarding facility in Bristol County have been confirmed positive for equine strangles. 

One confirmed case was at a boarding facility in Middlesex County and was confirmed on May 11. The horse is affected and alive.

The next confirmed case was at a different boarding facility in Middlesex County and was confirmed on May 13. That horse is affected and alive.

The third confirmed case of equine strangles was at a boarding facility in Bristol County. It was confirmed on May 4. That horse is also affected and alive.

For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles please visit this page.

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

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