Update on Strangles Case – Emerald Isle Training Centre | Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario

 

https://www.agco.ca/blog/horse-racing/aug-2020/update-strangles-case-emerald-isle-training-centre

Update on Strangles Case – Emerald Isle Training Centre | Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario

On August 7, 2020, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed of a confirmed case of strangles in a 5-year-old Standardbred gelding in the Greater Hamilton area at the Emerald Isle Training Centre.  Strangles is a highly contagious and serious infection of horses and other equines caused by the bacterium, Streptococcus equi.

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