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Botulism

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Botulism

Botulism is one of the most potent toxins known, and unfortunately horses are extremely susceptible to it. There are three types of botulism recognised in horses, all of which can be easily prevented.

A horse suffering from botulism unable to stand
©Prof Derek Knottenbelt

What is botulism?

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What are the signs of botulism?

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How is botulism diagnosed?

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Can my horse be treated?

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How can I prevent my horse from contracting Botulism?

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