Eastern/Western Encephalomyelitis – The virus is spread by sucking insects (mosquitoes), resulting in neurological signs that can be fatal.
Tetanus – A bacteria found in the environment that gets into cuts. Tetanus can cause fatal neurological diseases.
Rhinopneumonitis – A Herpes virus that can cause abortions in late gestation, weakened or stillborn foals, acute neurological disease, and upper respiratory disease.
Influenza – A virus that causes respiratory symptoms.
West Nile – A virus that is spread by mosquitoes, resulting in neurological symptoms. Symptoms can be mild to fatal.
Rabies – A fatal virus spread by infected animal bites. Signs are variable. Vaccination is recommended in areas with frequent outbreaks in wildlife populations.
Potomac Horse Fever– The symptoms are caused by Ehrlichia Risticii. Symptoms include fever, depression, and explosive diarrhea. Peak season for outbreaks is in the fall.
Strangles – Bacterial disease caused by Streptococcus equi. Symptoms can include fever, nasal discharge and abscess under the throat that can rupture.