Strangles Hits Kelsall Hill
Strangles hits Kelsall Hill, Cheshire, following outbreak in North Wales
Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre, Cheshire, have confirmed a case of strangles at one of their livery yards.
In a press release the centre confirmed all access to facilities were shut down, with immediate effect, to help contain the outbreak.
The news comes as a shock and concern to equestrians in the local area, especially those who have visited the centre recently.
Every effort to minimise the outbreak has now been taken, all other suspected horses have also been confined to their stables.
Everyone throughout the North West should remain vigilant. If in any doubt over your horse’s health a vet should be called immediately.
Should you wish to discuss Kelsall Hill’s disease protocol then please contact them directly via 07989351177.
Signs of infection, although not all horses will show all of these symptoms;
- Loss of appetite
- Nasal discharge
- Upper neck swellings
Page & Gunstone Equine Veterinary Surgeons released the below Strangles Factsheet