West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is Your Horse at Risk?

June 28, 2017

These pests can transmit a variety of dangerous pathogens, depending on certain factors in your region.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

June 14, 2017

The affected horse, a vaccinated yearling Thoroughbred filly, is recovering.... Read More

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy When Traveling

June 01, 2017

Vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy when you take him off the farm.... Read More

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Nevada Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 29, 2017

With heavy rain and snowfall earlier in the year, mosquito habitats and breeding sites with standing water are abundant.... Read More

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Washington Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 16, 2017

In 2016 Washington had 27 confirmed equine WNV cases, seven of which died or were euthanized.... Read More

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Wisconsin Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

May 10, 2017

In 2016 Wisconsin confirmed 19 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in horses.... Read More

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Maine Horse Owners: Now is the Time to Vaccinate

April 25, 2017

Veterinary officials encouraged owners to vaccinate against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.... Read More

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Virginia Owners Advised to Have Horses Vaccinated

April 06, 2017

The state veterinarian's office says horse owners should check with their vets now regarding vaccination schedules.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2016

April 06, 2017

Confirmed diseases include equine herpesvirus, West Nile virus, African horse sickness, strangles, influenza, and more.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 07, 2017

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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EEE, WNV Vaccinations Do Not Interfere With Disease Testing

February 17, 2017

None of the samples from recently vaccinated horses had antibody titers close to the value cutoff for true disease.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more.... Read More

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Oklahoma Confirms 16th Equine WNV Case of 2016

December 22, 2016

The unvaccinated 24-year-old gelding located in McCurtain County was showing mild neurologic signs of disease.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

December 06, 2016

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Oklahoma Reports Two More Equine WNV Cases

November 23, 2016

Fourteen Oklahoma horses have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this year.... Read More

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WNV Equine Case Confirmed in Kentucky

November 14, 2016

The Powell County horse is Kentucky's seventh equine WNV case in 2016. ... Read More

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Arabian Mare Recovering from West Nile Virus in California

November 11, 2016

Only one of 21 California horses diagnosed with WNV in 2016 had a know vaccine histories. Seven of the horses have died.... Read More

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Three More Oklahoma Horses Positive for WNV

November 09, 2016

Two cases were confirmed in Atoka County and one was reported in Sequoyah County.... Read More

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West Nile, EEE Detected in Tennessee Horses

November 08, 2016

With unseasonably warm weather persisting into fall, mosquito-borne illnesses remain a serious equine health threat.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Two New Equine WNV Cases

November 07, 2016

Neither the 10-year-old Belgian from Logan County nor the 2-year-old Saddlebred from Union County were vaccinated.... Read More

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Oklahoma Confirms Four New WNV Cases

October 26, 2016

The new cases were identified in horses and ponies from the following counties: Choctaw, Payne, Beckham, and Atoka.... Read More

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Donkey Tests Positive for WNV in Florida

October 25, 2016

The donkey, which was recently brought to Florida from a Louisiana auction, is recovering.... Read More

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Michigan Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2016

October 13, 2016

The 5-month-old filly from Calhoun County is responding to treatment. The dam was vaccinated, but the filly was not.... Read More