African Horse Sickness
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the best way to support a horse that is sick with AHS?

Asked: 16/2/2008, 17:50 by M Bonnet.
Answered: 22/2/2008, 06:49 by Douglas Welsh.

  • Consult your vet

  • Report the case to the AHS Trust

  • Reduce stress in every way possible

  • Use anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

  • Plasma expanders in the early stages may have some value

  • Cover with a Sulpha antibiotic

  • Supportive treatment such as Vitamins

Dr. Dave Mullins


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