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Equine Diseases

Our advice below provides information on a variety of equine diseases, along with simple steps any horse or yard owner can take to promote good biosecurity and help prevent the spread of disease at home and when out and about.

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There are many diseases that can pose a serious risk to the health and welfare of any equine (horse, pony, donkey and their hybrids). Some diseases are already widespread in the UK, while other ‘exotic’ diseases are a cause for concern, for example, due to climate change.

Horse conditions and non-contagious diseases

Get in touch – we’re here to help 

The Horse Care and Welfare Team are here to help and can offer you further advice with any questions you may have. Contact us on 02476 840517* or email welfare@bhs.org.uk – You can also get in touch with us via our social media channels. 

Opening times are 8:35 am - 5 pm from Monday – Thursday and 8:35 am - 3 pm on Friday. 

*Calls may be recorded for monitoring purposes.