Beat the mud! Guide to mud fever
The winter weather is with us, our horses’ coats have changed from sleek to furry and our paddocks from green to muddy. Skin problems are more common in the winter months when conditions are cold, wet and muddy and keeping horses clean and dry becomes a major challenge. Mud fever is the most common skin problem. Nettex’s experienced equine vet Dr Becky Lees has put together a guide to help you understand what mud fever is, how we can treat it and crucially how it can be prevented.