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  • Colic
  • Although the term colic, in the true definition of the word, simply means "abdominal pain," the term in horses. (petmd.com)
  • However, overall the results over the past 50 years consistently show the same four main causes of horse deaths: old age, colic, accidents and laminitis. (wowhorses.com)
  • Equidae
  • Equine Piroplasmosis is a disease of Equidae (horses, donkeys, mules, and zebras), and is caused by two parasitic organisms, Babesia equi and Babesia caballi . (usda.gov)
  • clinical
  • Despite extensive research and clinical findings on DOD (Development Orthopedic Disease), all we know for certain is that it results in million-dollar losses to the equine industry each year and has no clear-cut cause. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • Many horses are exposed to this organism through tick bites and very few develop clinical illness, usually months post tick bite. (umn.edu)
  • Research to experimentally recreate the disease in horses has so far failed to demonstrate significant clinical problems. (umn.edu)
  • illness
  • Strangles, a life-threatening illness which stops horses from breathing properly, was found in several of the animals over the past month. (walesonline.co.uk)
  • Anaplasmosis is the tick-transmitted disease that most commonly causes illness in horses. (umn.edu)
  • At the time the horse shows signs of illness, a raspberry-like structure called a morula may be observed in some of these white blood cells of an infected horse. (umn.edu)
  • Antibiotic treatment is usually very effective if the horse is treated soon after the signs of illness begin. (umn.edu)
  • The disease is usually acquired after exposure to another horse that is shedding the streptococcus equi bacteria, either during or after its own bout of the illness. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • Still, vaccinated horses tend to have a less severe illness if they do contract strangles. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • Even if the horse is on antibiotic therapy, it must be isolated from the rest of the stable and herd to prevent the spread of the illness. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • However, once lymph nodes have enlarged and become abscessed, antibiotic treatment will only prolong the horse s illness. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • bacterium
  • The causative organism, Anaplasma phagocytophilum , is a bacterium that was previously called Ehrlichia equi , hence the persistent older disease name, equine ehrlichiosis. (umn.edu)
  • pneumonia
  • Growing horses that have been exposed to equine diseases such as pneumonia or strangles founder fescue forage graze grazing hay cribbing tack saddles stalls barns bridle stifle stringhalt shivers boarding fences hackamore snaffle">es are at increased risk of DOD. (horses-and-horse-information.com)
  • The disease is characterized by fever, depression, anorexia, dependent oedema especially of limbs, scrotum and prepuce in stallion, conjunctivitis, urticarial type skin reaction, abortion and rarely pneumonia or pneumoenteritis in young foals. (expertsmind.com)
  • donkeys
  • Horses are the most susceptible to this disease, followed by mules, donkeys and zebras in decreasing order of susceptibility.AHS virus is an Orbivirus belonging to family Reoviridae, of which nine antigenic serotypes of different virulence are known. (expertsmind.com)
  • It is the most common form of the disease manifested in mules, donkeys, elephants and zebras. (expertsmind.com)
  • kinds of viruses
  • Shao, a researcher, told Xinhua that EIA is described as "horse AIDS" by some experts as two kinds of viruses belonging to the same family and genus in taxonomy. (horsetalk.co.nz)
  • Shao said that, among seven kinds of viruses that could lead to such defective immune system diseases as human AIDS and animal AIDS, only EIA is a killer. (horsetalk.co.nz)
  • Horse Diseases Equine encephalitesFive kinds of viruses kill horses, people and wild animals including birds.Horses are especially sensitive to all of these encephalitis viruses. (powershow.com)
  • fever
  • It is often difficult to differentiate from other fever-producing diseases, including anthrax, influenza, and equine encephalitis. (usda.gov)
  • There may be fever, swelling (edema) of the legs, scrotum sheath or mammary glands in infected horses. (expertsmind.com)
  • equines
  • Horse Transport - The Slaughter Horse Transport Program is responsible for regulating the commercial transportation of equines going to slaughter outside the U.S. borders to ensure these horses are handled and transported in a humane way. (usda.gov)
  • quarantine
  • I bleach my ground," she said, while her horses were still in quarantine. (ktar.com)
  • The Manatee County farm, which officials have declined to identify, is under quarantine as the State Veterinarian's Office continues its investigation to determine the source of the disease and whether it has spread beyond the immediate area. (kentucky.com)
  • EIAV
  • Insect transmission of EIAV is dependent on the number and habits of the insects, the density of the horse population, the number of times the insect bites the same and other horses, the amount of blood transferred and the level of virus. (powershow.com)