Disease

Mayfly Hatching Season – Beware Potomac Horse Fever!

Mayflies have started hatching in Wisconsin, a few weeks later than normal, and so we should be prepared for the impending Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) cases. PHF is here to stay and should be considered as the cause of typical clinical signs such as lethargy,...

Potomac Horse Fever – What You Need to Know

As late summer approaches, concerns arise for a particular disease horse owners and veterinarians hadn’t seen much of in this area of Wisconsin until several years ago. While Irongate Equine Clinic saw our first case of Potomac Horse Fever this season...

EHV-1 and Show Travel: How to Protect Your Horse

It’s the time of year when a few cases of equine herpes virus present around the US. As always, biosecurity is a very important part of traveling with your horse. Please read on to learn more about  EHV-1 and basic biosecurity. EHV-1: Clinical...

Equine Diseases: What is your horse inheriting?

Before you read this, think back to a week ago when we spoke about the basics of genetics, the history of genetic testing, and where we’re going next. Don’t feel like reading more? That’s ok. Here’s the audio and powerpoint from...