Sweet itch Insect Bite Hypersensitivity (IBH)or Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD) Sweet itch is a medical condition found in horses and ponies;  caused by an allergic response to the bites of Culicoides midges. Several other midge species are also responsible, but the Culicoides midges is the main culprit. When bitten, the horse becomes hypersensitive to the saliva of […]

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