Are Horse Warts Contagious?

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Horse warts are caused via the papilloma virus. They are contagious and proper precautions should be observed to prevent spreading of the warts to other horses. The younger horses are more at risk because they have lesser amount of hair to shrug off the insects carrying this virus. Provided that the horses are given proper care, the warts are a fairly minor infection.
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