Two Cases of Equine Strangles in Strafford County, New Hampshire

An attending veterinarian confirmed two cases of equine strangles at a boarding facility in Strafford County, New Hampshire.

An attending veterinarian confirmed two cases of equine strangles at a boarding facility in Strafford County, New Hampshire. Google maps

An attending veterinarian confirmed two cases of equine strangles at a boarding facility in Strafford County, New Hampshire. 

The first case was in a 25-year-old Thoroughbred gelding who had onset of clinical signs on June 15 that included fever and unilateral mucopurulent nasal discharge. He was confirmed with equine strangles on June 17. The vaccinated gelding was alive and affected at the time of this report.

The second horse was a 15-year-old Thoroughbred gelding that had onset of clinical signs on June 15 that included fever and unilateral mucopurulent nasal discharge. He was confirmed with equine strangles on June 17. The vaccinated gelding was alive and affected at the time of this report.

For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles visit this page.

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

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