The Art Of Maintaining A Healthy Horse

Here are a few tips on maintaining a healthy horse.

Common Diseases

Sick horses need immediate and proper medical attention. You have to isolate an infected horse to prevent the spread of equine diseases. Then contact your vet immediately.

Below are some of the common equine diseases:

* Rabies. Rabies can be deadly to horses. The rabies virus goes straight into the bloodstream. Rabies vaccines prevent and treat rabies virus in horses.

* Tetanus. This is caused by a bacterial infection. Horses get this disease from the soil through open wounds. Tetanus toxoid vaccination is necessary to prevent this disease from infecting the equine.