Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

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EHV-1 Outbreak: Second New Jersey Farm Quarantined

April 18, 2011

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) has quarantined a second Colts Neck horse farm as part of its investigation into an outbreak of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1), that has led to the death of one horse and sickened ... Read More

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EHV-1: New Jersey Horse Farm Quarantined

April 15, 2011

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a horse farm in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, after six horses contracted the neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1). The disease was discovered by a private veterinarian... Read More

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Cornell University EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

April 14, 2011

Cornell University's Equine Hospital returned to normal operating status April 12 when the quarantine put in place after two horses tested positive for the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) was lifted. Additional biosecurity protocol is ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More

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Cornell Equine Herpesvirus Update

April 05, 2011

New information has surfaced in regards to the voluntary quarantine at Cornell University's equine hospital due to two cases of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' (NYSDAM) animal ... Read More

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Cornell Equine Hospital Quarantined with Confirmed EHV-1

April 04, 2011

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's equine hospital is under a voluntary quarantine after confirming a case of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). The quarantine began March 20 and will continue indefinitely.
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Horse Vaccination Basics

April 04, 2011

Learn how vaccines work, which ones your horse should have, and possible reactions.... Read More

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Respiratory Issues in Horses

March 17, 2011

Horse respiratory issues discussed during the 2010 AAEP Convention included PCR testing for specific diseases.... Read More

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AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More

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Vaccinating Broodmares

March 08, 2011

Broodmares require additional vaccinations to help ensure their foals are protected from disease.... Read More

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2010's Top Equine Medicine Studies (AAEP 2010)

February 16, 2011

What would be your pick for the most groundbreaking news in equine veterinary internal medicine for 2010? Not sure? Read on to find out what Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., deemed the most important ... Read More

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Quarantine Lifted at Beulah Park

February 09, 2011

On Feb 8, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) officials lifted a quarantine at Beulah Park, declaring it safe for horses to move in and out of the facility, following an equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) outbreak that occurred between Dec. 22, 2010, and ... Read More

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Respiratory Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

February 03, 2011

Appropriate biosecurity program protocols for respiratory diseases on the farm was the first issue addressed at the table topic on respiratory diseases presented at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Ba... Read More

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Quarantine Lifted at Gulfstream Park

January 28, 2011

Gulfstream Park announced Jan. 27 it lifted a quarantine at one barn at the Florida track and four others at its training facility at Palm Meadows. An unidentified horse from the barn of trainer Jonathan Sheppard showed symptoms of possible ... Read More

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Beulah Park Quarantine Continues, Three Horses Confirmed Dead

January 10, 2011

One barn at Beulah Park near Columbus, Ohio, has been released from quarantine, but a possible new case of equine herpesvirus (EHV) is being investigated in another barn, officials said Jan. 8.
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EHV-1: Minimizing Costs, Dispelling Myths (AAEP 2010)

January 06, 2011

Equine herpesvirus-1 disease is "one of the costliest equine diseases worldwide," said Dr. Rebecca McConnico.... Read More

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Two Barns at Beulah Park Remain Under Quarantine for EHV Outbreak

January 05, 2011

Two barns are under quarantine at Beulah Park, located near Columbus, Ohio, as state veterinary officials continue to investigate a possible equine herpesvirus (EHV) outbreak. Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) executive director Tom Fries Jr. said ... Read More

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Beulah Park Racetrack Quarantined with Possible EHV Outbreak

December 31, 2010

A possible equine herpesvirus (EHV) outbreak has prompted quarantine measures to be implemented at Beulah Park in Ohio.
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Second Horse Tests Positive for EHV After Racetrack Quarantine

December 15, 2010

A second horse from New York-based racehorse trainer Chris Englehart's string has tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV) in the wake of a 4-year-old Thoroughbred filly contracting and subsequently being euthanized as a result of the disease.

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Equine Herpesvirus Prompts Finger Lakes Racetrack Quarantine

November 24, 2010

According to a press release from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, department animal health officials are investigating a case of equine herpesvirus (EHV) that prompted a quarantine of one barn at Finger Lakes Racetrack.... Read More

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Respiration (in Horses) Through the Ages

September 01, 2010

Experts advise: When it comes to respiratory illness in horses, save the gambling for Vegas. Be aware of the major respiratory diseases that horses are susceptible to (commonly, heaves, Rhodococcus equi, and equine herpesvirus) and use preventive ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 in Tasmania

August 06, 2010

A recent outbreak of equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1), a highly infectious viral disease of horses, has been confirmed on a breeding farm in northern Tasmania. One mare died and several others aborted their foals. According to Read More

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Equine Diseases Get a Closer Look

June 24, 2010

Federal officials are calling for more education, research, and cooperation when it comes to emerging equine diseases. During the June 22 American Horse Council National Issues Forum, a panel discussion on "Emerging Diseases: A ... Read More

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EVA and EHV-1 Research a Focus at the Gluck Equine Research Center

June 23, 2010

Equine arteritis virus (EVA) and equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) are the two main topics of research for Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, associate professor of virology at the Gluck Equine Research Center. Balasuriya, who joined the Gluck Center in 200... Read More