Horse health care by a qualified clinician in Alabama will help prevent many diseases. There are other health concerns in addition to ticks, flies and mosquitoes. In Alabama the Agricultural department has identified these illnesses: African horse sickness, Contagious Equine Metritis, Equine Encephalitis, Equine Herpesvirus, Strangles, Equine Piroplasmosis, Equine Infectious Anemia and more. Keep your horse healthy by contacting an equine health clinician.
Horse health care in Alabama should include a well equipped first aid kit. Like having insurance, you will be glad you had it. Some things to think about including are- thermometer, stethoscope,duct tape, gauze, hay string, latex gloves, vet wrap, emergency phone numbers, wire cutters, equine first aid book, electrolyte paste, hoof pick, twitch and Betadine or chlorhexidine.