R. equi
Breeders should be on the lookout for R. equi in foals, which can quickly sicken the youngsters. can strike foals. • QHN File Photo.

Health Matters: The Ubiquitous R. equi

As the weather heats up and the land dries out from whatever spring rain you did or did not get, be careful to stop and listen when you go visit the broodmare pasture.