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Protect Your Horse From Getting Strangles

In late March, an outbreak of strangles closed the Saratoga Casino and Raceway in upstate New York for three weeks. As spring competition season approaches, it is important to remember that strangles is a highly infectious disease that can have sever

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Positive Case of Strangles Confirmed in Halifax

A case of Strangles was confirmed at the home stable of the Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers on May 20th. The barn is now under quarantine.

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Cases of Strangles in Waterloo-Wellington County

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) has received reports of several cases of equine Strangles (S. equi sp. equi infection) in the Waterloo-Wellington County area. Strangles is not a reportable disease in the province of Ontario, howev

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Support the Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers During Strangles Outbreak

The Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers, whose barn is currently under quarantine due to a Strangles outbreak, has launched a GoFundMe campaign.

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Positive Case Of Strangles Reported In New Brunswick

A horse in New Brunswick was cultured positive for strangles and was euthanized for other health reasons; the farm was put under quarantine.

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Southlands Riding Club Closed Due to Strangles

Southlands Riding Club, in Vancouver, British Columbia, has closed after a newly arrived rescue horse tested positive for Strangles – a serious upper respiratory tract disease. Strangles is highly contagious and is transferable through direct cont

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Case of Strangles Confirmed in Ontario Barn

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System has reported a new case of Strangles in a Quarter Horse mare in the township of North Grenville, Ontario.

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A Positive Case of Strangles Has Been Reported in New Brunswick

The Equine Disease Communication Center has reported a positive case of Strangles in New Brunswick. The premises is now under quarantine as a result.