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an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes

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The ERA issued a statement in response to an article in the Racing Post, which stated that one of trainer Marco Botti's horses was confirmed as having contracted strangles after returning from competing in the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
Following confirmation of two cases of strangles in Newmarket last month, Kirk was concerned when one of his string started displaying worrying symptoms.
A spate of strangles cases has caused rising panic in North Wales this year - with Llandudno Riders Association cancelling its summer show in Glan Conwy tomorrow amid reports of a case nearby.
This data can then be used to assess the impact strangles has on the equestrian industry and promote the aims of the new code.
If the money needed for research can be raised, we are confident we can tackle this problem effectively and stem the spread of strangles.
Strangles is a contagious disease characterised by swollen glands in the head, jaw and throat regions.
Plas Uchaf owner David Rae stressed his yard was free of strangles but he said the club's decision to cancel was the "responsible way forward".
CINCINNATI -- In Wednesday's edition of Advanced Options, we dissected the elements of a short strangle play.
Caused by the bacterium Streptococcus equi, strangles has many unpleasant effects including abscessed lymph nodes of the head and neck, which can in severe cases restrict the airway, leading to the name 'strangles'.
Strangles attacks a horse's larynx, leading to swollen glands that can restrict airways.
The physician who strangles a newborn is guilty of murder, but the physician who strangles a partially born baby is exercising a 'liberty,'" the brief states.
THE Animal Health Trust and British Horse Society yesterday unveiled a two-year public awareness campaign which they hope will raise pounds 250,000 to combat the pernicious equine respiratory disease known as strangles.
Evidence of strangles has prompted US sales company Fasig-Tipton to delay the auction of a group of horses owned by Bernice L Givens Sykes, due to go through