Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Three Nevada Horses Test Positive for West Nile

August 18, 2017

None of the three affected horses were vaccinated against West Nile virus.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Owners: Keep Vaccinations Up-To-Date

August 16, 2017

Vaccines can help protect horses against potentially deadly West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalomyelitis.... Read More

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Delaware Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

August 16, 2017

The 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Kent County, which was not currently vaccinated against WNV, was euthanized.... Read More

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Wisconsin Confirms Third EEE Case of 2017

August 15, 2017

The unvaccinated 9-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Monroe County was euthanized.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

August 15, 2017

The affected horse, a 25-year-old Haflinger from Polk County, was unvaccinated.... Read More

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Two More Michigan Horses Test Positive for WNV

August 11, 2017

A Mecosta County Standardbred is recovering, and a Midland County Quarter Horse was euthanized. Both were unvaccinated.... Read More

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California Equine WNV Case Count Rises to Five

August 11, 2017

Two unvaccinated Quarter Horse fillies from Kern and Contra Costa counties are the latest horses to test positive.... Read More

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Washington Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2017

August 11, 2017

The 10-year-old Quarter Horse from Spokane County suffered incoordination and muscle tremors but is recovering.... Read More

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Colorado Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

August 10, 2017

A horse residing in Larimer County tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) on Aug. 2.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Effingham County, Georgia, Horse

August 08, 2017

A viral disease, EEE affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to horses by infected mosquitoes. ... Read More

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North Carolina Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2017

August 04, 2017

The 16-year-old Paint horse from Cabarrus County died after contracting the virus. ... Read More

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Equine Vaccinations Essential During Peak Mosquito Season

August 02, 2017

Vaccines have proven to offer horses protection against mosquito-borne diseases, including WNV and EEE.... Read More

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Why Does My Horse Stumble After Jumping?

August 02, 2017

Find out what a veterinarian might look for when examining a horse that loses his balance after jumping a fence. ... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Third Equine WNV Case for 2017

August 01, 2017

The unvaccinated 18-year-old pleasure saddle horse mare presented with severe neurologic signs and was euthanized.... Read More

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EEE Identified in Two West Central Wisconsin Fillies

July 31, 2017

One of the yearling Quarter Horse fillies died and the other was euthanized.... Read More

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Three Michigan Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 31, 2017

The affected horses resided in Jackson, Livingston, and Missaukee counties. All three were euthanized.... Read More

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Help Prevent West Nile Virus: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

July 30, 2017

The AAEP recognizes the WNV vaccine as a core vaccine and recommends horses receive at least one dose annually.... Read More

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Utah Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

July 28, 2017

West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes in Salt Lake County. Officials are encouraging owners to vaccinate horses.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Second Equine WNV Case for 2017

July 27, 2017

The unvaccinated 18-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare from Franklin County is recovering.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

July 27, 2017

The horse from Benton County is the state's first equine rabies case of 2017.... Read More

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Iberville Parish, Louisiana, Horse Tests Positive for EEE

July 26, 2017

The affected horse was not vaccinated against EEE.... Read More

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South Carolina Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2017

July 25, 2017

The affected horse from Dillon County was not known to have been vaccinated and did not survive.... Read More

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Wisconsin Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 25, 2017

The unvaccinated yearling Standardbred-cross gelding from Clark County was euthanized.... Read More

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West Nile Cases Confirmed in California, Wyoming Horses

July 21, 2017

The California horse died while the Wyoming horse is recovering. ... Read More

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California Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 14, 2017

The affected 14-month-old Quarter Horse filly from Kern County displayed severe neurologic signs and was euthanized.... Read More