What disease can a horse get from a possum?
EPM is a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It’s caused by the microbe, Sarcocystis neurona, commonly found in the opossum. Horses that come in contact with infected opossum feces can develop neurologic disease. Are possums poisonous to horses? Opossums can transmit Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) to horses. It is caused by a … Read more