Most Common Symptoms of Lyme Disease in Horses

Is there Lyme disease in horses? The first horse I was invited to help train and show on was a gorgeous grey thoroughbred was named Teddy. Teddy had tons of potential and was athletic and willing, just a little green around the edges.  


What is Lyme Disease in Horses?

Lyme Disease is a tick-borne illness that can affect anything from humans to horses. 

Lyme Disease Symptoms in Horses

* Low energy or irritability * Fever * ...

Lyme Disease Treatment in Horses

When left untreated, Lyme Disease can cause havoc on a horse’s whole body health. However, when caught and treated early enough, its detrimental effects will now be kept at ...


As exposure to disease is often very highly correlated with environment, there are many steps you can take to keep your horse’s risk level low. * Maintain Turnout Areas * Keep A Consistent Grooming Schedule * ...

Contact with ticks is not a cause for immediate alarm and a panicked call to the vet. Keeping these symptoms in mind can lead to early intervention in the case of Lyme Disease.  


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