Ohio Therapy Mare Confirmed with Equine Strangles

The Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed a case of equine strangles at a private facility in Defiance County.

An unvaccinated pony mare used for therapy was confirmed with equine strangles on February 9 and is recovering. iStock/Hagen CD

The Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed a case of equine strangles at a private facility in Defiance County. There were three other horses exposed.

The 25-year-old unvaccinated pony mare that is used for therapy was confirmed with equine strangles on February 9 and is recovering.

For more information read the Strangles Fact Sheet. 

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

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