Science & Medicine
Special Horseman / Horsewoman series: Debunking Myths about Strangles - Part 5 with Dr. Alison Moore
The final installment in our 5-part podcast series, where our OAHN Equine Network members answer top equine professionals' questions about equine strangles.
We are joined by Dr. Alison Moore, DVM DVSc DACVIM DACVSMR, Lead Veterinarian, Animal Health and Welfare at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, who answers the following questions:
"What is strangles and what causes it? I know there's a vaccine, but does this mean it's caused by a virus?"
"What types or populations of horses are at a greater risk for contracting strangles?"
"Is there a risk of abortion in a pregnant mare?"
"What's the risk to very young foals?"
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