Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear when horses did not get venereal diseases!
The California Department of Food and Agriculture says veterinarians have 14 horses in quarantine as they work with federal officials to control a highly contagious venereal disease.
California now is among 39 states testing horses that might have been exposed to contagious equine metritis.
While the contagious equine metritis (CEM) is contagious, it does not appear to affect humans. But it can ruin a horse’s day. Here’s a fact sheet.
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While the abbreviation CEM may be descriptive, we here at Blue Crab Boulevard propose a more catchy name for this scourge: CCC.
That would be Clip Clop Clap.