Anthrax can affect horses
Grazing livestock, including horses, can contract naturally occurring anthrax from the soil. The disease is usually fatal; death often happens so quickly anthrax is not diagnosed until after the animal dies. Photo by Helena Lopes/Unsplash

Silent & Deadly: Protect Your Horse From Anthrax

Weather and soil conditions can awaken deadly anthrax bacteria, which can kill horses, cattle and other livestock. It also has the potential to sicken humans.