Equine veterinarians, dealers and sales/marketing representatives who serve them will want to know about this e-blast delivered for Zoetis. Western Horseman has 160,000 subscribers, 20,000 web visits and 500,000 in total readership. Certainly, this large circulation will draw attention and create questions. The notice includes a link to a risk assessment tool, as well.
Leptospirosis is a costly and underdiagnosed bacterial disease that can pose devastating health risks to horses. 1) Exposure to Leptospira is common nationwide1 2) Horses can become infected with leptospires through contact with urine from wildlife, cattle or dogs. Standing water and rainfall can pose an increased risk.