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Nose-to-nose contact is a primary means for transmission of 
respiratory diseases between horses.

Biosecurity practices for horses

Horse Health: Infectious organisms are effective ‘hitchhikers’ so 
avoid sharing water buckets and equipment at shows

Biosecurity measures do not need to be complicated or expensive undertakings to be effective. In fact the simplest of practices can make the most difference. Infectious and contagious diseases are not random events, rather the disease requires a chain of events to manifest — like the perfect storm. The viral, bacterial, parasitic or fungal pathogens […] Read more