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Botulism Type B: A Preventable, Deadly Disease

Equine botulism kills without warning, and seemingly, without a trace.

Please join us to learn more about this deadly disease and what you can do to protect your horses and foals.

It’s time to spread the word. It’s time to expose botulism.

What: A botulism seminar presented by Dr. Joe Lyman in […]

Combating equine botulism myths – Part five

Editor’s note: When it comes to equine botulism, there’s a lot of misinformation out there. In our latest series, we hope to tackle some common misconceptions about the disease. For our first post on a myth surrounding the geographic location of botulism, click here. For our second post on round bales, click here, for our […]

Botulism podcast available

A new podcast is helping to answer questions about equine botulism.

It features Dr. Amy Johnson of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, who has been a featured speaker on botulism several times on The Horse, along with Neogen veterinarians. In the latest podcast, Dr. Johnson discusses botulism types, prevalence and symptoms.

The […]

Ask the Vet Live to host botulism session

Want to learn more about equine botulism? Tune into The’s Ask the Vet Live segment at 8 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 21 for information on the disease, from risk factors to signs and symptoms.

The segment will feature Neogen’s Director of Professional Services Dr. James Little and Dr. Allison Stewart, a professor of equine […]

Free continuing education course on botulism offered tomorrow

Veterinarians wishing to learn more about equine botulism and also earn continuing education (CE) credits have a chance to do so tomorrow.

Neogen is hosting a free equine botulism seminar that is worth two Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)-approved CE credits tomorrow at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Penn. […]

Neogen hosts botulism seminar as part of outreach

Vets, horse owners and industry representatives gathered at the New England Equine Medical and Surgical Center earlier this week to learn about botulism.

The seminar featured Neogen’s Director of Professional Services, Dr. James Little, who gave a presentation on equine botulism and fielded questions regarding the disease and prevention. The seminar was part of Neogen’s […]

Botulism seminar slated for August

A little knowledge can help a lot.

As part of our outreach efforts, Neogen is teaming up with the New England Equine Medical and Surgical Center, PLLC, to host an equine botulism seminar for horse owners in August. The event is free and open to the public. Those who wish to attend should register by […]

Share your story

Sometimes, sad stories need to be told to prevent other tragic tales.

Soon, Neogen’s equine botulism blog will showcase a series of stories from those who have witnessed equine botulism and its devastating effects firsthand. We believe one of the best ways to spread awareness is to share real-world cases experienced by people in different […]

Neogen sponsors botulism fact sheet

The more information we can get out on equine botulism, the better.

That’s why we are proud to have sponsored a new FACTsheet from on equine botulism. The sheet details prevention measures, exposure methods, signs and symptoms, treatment and more.

Check it out here (you must sign in to to get access. Sign […]

Ongoing outreach: Neogen vet speaks at botulism seminar

It’s all about education.

During the semi-annual Middle Tennessee Academy of Equine Practitioners meeting yesterday, Neogen’s Director of Professional Services Dr. James Little taught a continuing education (CE) seminar on equine botulism. Vets must take CE credits to maintain their licenses.

Most vets have some knowledge of equine botulism; however, it typically doesn’t get discussed […]