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Psittacosis

Scone Equine Hospital - Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Psittacosis

Chlamydia psittaci is a bacterium carried by birds. It can cause a respiratory disease in people called Psittacosis and has also been linked to abortion in mares. Since the 2015 Stud Seas ..

Laminitis in the Pregnant Mare

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, October 12, 2015
Laminitis in the Pregnant Mare

Laminitis can affect all horses and can vary from mild lameness to cases so severe that euthanasia on humane grounds is required. Laminitis is inflammation of the lamellae contained in the hoo ..