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Case of Strangles Confirmed in Ontario Barn

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System (CAHSS) has reported a new case of Strangles in the township of North Grenville, Ontario. An eight-year-old Quarter Horse mare unvaccinated for Strangles presented with clinical signs of coughing, lethargy and pyrexia on Sept….

Members of the Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers at an event.

Support the Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers During Strangles Outbreak

The Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers, a not-for-profit riding school and drill team, announced on May 20th that their barn was under quarantine due to a Strangles outbreak. In a May 27th Facebook post the group announced they had started a…

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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 under quarantine and closed to the public until further notice. The group made the announcement in the following…

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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 contact. It is not airborne and…

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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, however, it…

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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…

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Caution to Ontario Tracks: Strangles Outbreak at Saratoga Raceway

Due to an outbreak of strangles at Saratoga Raceway, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) advises Ontario tracks to use caution when considering entries of horses showing Saratoga lines in March. Strangles is a highly contagious and serious infection of horses…

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