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Local Horse Euthanized For Rabies

Posted by M. Drum - Nerd in the irons @ FHT on

Tryon, Landrum and surrounding areas please be sure your animals are up to date on their Rabies vaccine. 

A confirmed case of rabies has been reported in a horse recently euthanized on  Red Fox Road in Tryon, North Carolina. At this point it is unclear how the horse obtained the disease. Please be observant when riding the trails or in areas where wildlife is present. Any animals behaving strangely should be promptly reported to animal control. 

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