Posted: December 10, 2010
Rare Horse Disease in North Carolina
Equine piroplasmosis, a disease thought to have been eradicated from the United States, has resurfaced in North Carolina. Blood tests identified EP in 11 horses in four locations across the state recently.
Potomac Horse Fever Found in New York
The North Country may be seeing another outbreak of Potomac horse fever, a life-threatening gastrointestinal disease. Veterinarians in Watertown, N.Y., treated six ill horses in early September.