foal

Equine Rotavirus

August 28, 2020
Equine rotavirus damages the lining of the intestines, inhibiting digestion and absorption of food.

Rhodococcus equi

August 28, 2020
Rhodococcus equi is a bacterium that lives in the soil and can cause pneumonia in young foals.

Cryptosporidiosis

August 28, 2020
Parasites in the genus Cryptosporidium are an important source of gastrointestinal disease in humans and animals globally.

Clostridium perfringens

August 28, 2020
Clostridium perfringens is a bacteria that causes inflammation of the small and large intestine.

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

June 09, 2020
Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is a disease that causes foals to be born with severely weakened immune systems.

Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS)

June 09, 2020
Lavender foal syndrome (LFS) is an inherited disease that causes neurological dysfunction in newborn Arabian foals.

Hydrocephalus

June 08, 2020
Hydrocephalus is an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain that results in a dome-shaped head.

Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome (FIS)

June 08, 2020
Foal immunodeficiency syndrome is an inherited disease that causes fatal anemia and a compromised immune system.

Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency (GBED)

December 30, 2019
Glycogen branching enzyme deficiency is a fatal disease of developing fetuses or newborn foals. It is inherited in some breeds and a genetic test is available.