Strangles in Washington State Pony

One case of equine strangles was reported in Chelan County, Washington.

A positive case of equine strangles was reported in Chelan County, Washington. iStock

The Washington State Department of Agriculture reported to the Equine Disease Communication Center one confirmed case of equine strangles in Chelan County.

The 8-year-old Welsh gelding was confirmed with strangles on May 3 after onset of clinical signs on May 2. Those signs included nasal discharge. The pony is recovering.

The gelding was reported to be undervaccinated.

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