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Lyme disease responce
O. K. Get this:
I have stopped responding to RC because I do not think any body cares.
However; I will try again.
I was for years the local expert on Lymes disease,. I even gave papers in
Canada and Austria on the local Lymes disease cases and on my horses who at
that time were all positive when tested for Lymes disease
I live in one of the earlier areas having cases of Lymes disease, my horses
were pastured in an area where our neighbors were the first cases identified
Their bloods were tested by the University of Wisconsin Veterinary unit and
found positive for Lime's disease.
These same horses went on to do 6,000 , 4, 000 , 3,000 , competitive
endurance miles and several did over 2000 competitive endurance mile
successfully. None of these mares had any arthritic symptoms.
So my message is do not panic, do not terminate these horses.
Love them care for them and ride them.
Joan Ruprecht West with 13 ,000 miles
produced foals who have also gone several thousand miles of endurance
I do not feel from my horse's history that having a positive titer to Lyme"s
disease should be taken as sudden death for your horses endurance success.
Yes. pay attention to the possible problems but don't feel that disaster is
at your doorstep.
Humboldt County California the Center of Marajauna and Lymes disease in
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