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CAHSS Equine Network

Infographics available through the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System

Follow this link to the CAHSS equine network page where you will find the following information and more

  • Common problems in horses … do you need antibiotics?
    Infographic that discusses the importance about being wise with antibiotic use in horses to prevent antibiotic resistance. Common problems include runny noses and coughs, and most common problems do not need antibiotics.
  • Minor wounds in horses… do you need antibiotics
    Infographic that discusses the importance about being wise with antibiotic use in horses to prevent antibiotic resistance. Superficial skin wounds or scrapes do not need antibiotic treatment. There is information on when a horse owner should contact a veterinarian, and information on what the veterinarian may assist the horse owner with.
  • Snotty noses in horses… do you need antibiotics?
    Infographic that discusses the importance about being wise with antibiotic use in horses to prevent antibiotic resistance. Nasal discharge and coughing (aka “the snots”) are commonly seen in horses. Antibiotics do not speed recovery in most cases, and should never be used unless your veterinarian examines the horse and prescribes them.