Ringworm in Horses and Other Animals

The Last Ride Arizona discusses Ringworm in Horses and solutions

Ringworm is a skin condition that can affect horses as well as items within their environment. A contagious fungal infection of the skin, ringworm can be spread by both direct and indirect contact. As such, Ringworm in Horses or other animals that are infected with ringworm should be isolated whenever possible with strict hygiene measures adopted in order to prevent the spread of the infection.

Often circular in shape, ringworm lesions can vary in size and density. The infections typically show as tufts of raised hair that eventually falls off and leaves behind weeping lesions. Areas commonly affected include the head, neck, saddle and girth regions. Read More