Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

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Wellington Closing Horse Trail, Setting Up Equine Herpesvirus Hotline

December 18, 2006

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has reported Wellington, Fla., village officials will be closing the... Read More

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Herpesvirus Outbreak: State Veterinarians Notified of EHV Horse Movement

December 18, 2006

State veterinarians have been notified if their jurisdiction received horses that could potentially be spreading equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) from the shipment of 15 horses that included ones responsible for sparking the current outbreak of... Read More

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EHV Conference Draws Huge Crowd of Concerned Wellington Equestrians

December 16, 2006

In excess of 600 concerned people from the local equestrian community attended a press conference hosted by Stadium Jumping Inc., in the Jockey Club alongside the Internationale Arena at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Center this morning (Dec.... Read More

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State Vet: Two Deaths, Two Official EHV Quarantines in Wellington

December 15, 2006

State Officials in Florida are investigating a possible outbreak of equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) in the Wellington, Fla., area. Affected animals have been associated with the importation of horses through the USDA New York animal import... Read More

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Florida Equine Neurologic Outbreak: Tip of the Iceberg?

December 15, 2006

The source of the current outbreak of neurologic illness in Wellington, Fla., has been traced back to a shipment of 15 horses imported from Europe the last week of November. The horses were housed together at a quarantine facility in New York.... Read More

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Florida Animal Health Officials Distribute Disease Report

December 14, 2006

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service's Division of Animal Industry distributed the following Disease Report:

The Division of Animal Industry is currently investigating a possible EHV-1 outbreak in... Read More

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USDA Veterinarian to Discuss Equine Herpesvirus with Concerned Wellington Equestrians

December 14, 2006

On Saturday, Dec. 16, USDA Government Veterinarian, Dr. Julie Gauthier, will meet with equestrians, community members, and members of the media to discuss the equine rhinopneumonitis. The disease, also known as equine herpesvirus or EHV, is a... Read More

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Wellington EHV Outbreak Details Coming into Focus

December 14, 2006

Numerous reports have indicated that at least one horse has died in Wellington, Fla., from a viral illness suspected to be neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV). Animal health officials are currently seeking to confirm the cause of the horse's... Read More

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EHV Outbreak Closes Show in Wellington; Four Horses Reported Dead

December 14, 2006

The Sun-Sentinel has reported an outbreak of an undetermined equine virus at the American Grand Prix Associatio... Read More

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Colorado Veterinary Teaching Hospital Lifts EHV Quarantine

November 17, 2006

Colorado State University today lifted the voluntary quarantine of horses hospitalized at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, initiated on Oct. 31. Close monitoring and repeated testing of quarantined horses for equine herpesvirus... Read More

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Personalized Veterinary Client Newsletters Now Available

November 14, 2006

Most veterinarians know the value of publishing a client newsletter--professional newsletters are proven in many businesses to increase repeat visits and loyalty from clients and thereby generate extra income.

But staff at most animal... Read More

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East Coast Equine Herpesvirus Outbreak Prompts Calif. Track Regulations

November 13, 2006

An equine herpesvirus outbreak on the East Coast will make it tougher for racehorses from New Jersey and New York to enter the state of California.

Starting today, horses will have to get prior approval from the California Horse Racing Boar... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Quarantine at Monmouth Partially Lifted

November 13, 2006

A quarantine of horses at Monmouth Park for cases of equine herpesvirus (EHV) was partially lifted today after tests on two horses showing possible signs of the disease last weekend came back negative.

With those two horses testing negative fo... Read More

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EVH Quarantine Working, New Jersey Officials Say

November 11, 2006

Quarantines of dozens of Thoroughbreds at two New Jersey tracks appear to have contained an outbreak of equine herpesvirus, a potentially deadly virus, officials said. The horses have been isolated at Monmouth Park in Oceanport and the... Read More

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EHV Precautions: Quarantine of 57 More Monmouth Horses

November 09, 2006

Officials have quarantined 57 horses that competed at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Monday (Nov. 6) over fears that the animals may have been exposed to the potentially dangerous equine herpesvirus.

The step was taken after officials realize... Read More

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EHV-1 Outbreak Occurs Despite Rigorous Control Efforts at Colorado State

November 09, 2006

This fall, equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) spread among patients in the veterinary hospital at Colorado State University (CSU), despite the fact the school runs one of the nation's top veterinary biosecurity programs. The finding forced 20... Read More

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Colorado State Veterinary Teaching Hospital Implements Precautionary Suspension of Elective Equine Admissions

November 08, 2006

Effective Oct. 31, elective equine admissions at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University were temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to control risks related to equine herpesvirus-1... Read More

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New Jersey Quarantines Clinic After EHV Positive

November 06, 2006

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture's Division of Animal Health has issued a quarantine at the Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Clinic in Ringoes, Hunterdon County, after a horse recovering from surgery there tested positive for the equine herpes... Read More

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Philly Park Horse Tested for Equine Herpesvirus

November 03, 2006

Philadelphia Park officials were cautiously optimistic a horse from the barn of Ramon Martin does not have equine herpesvirus despite having been exposed to the virus at an equine clinic in New Jersey.

"The horse isn't exhibiting any signs... Read More

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Jersey Meet to Continue; Other Tracks Ban Shippers

October 27, 2006

Despite having to limit fields to horses stabled only at Monmouth Park due to four confirmed cases of the equine herpesvirus and a subsequent decline in total handle, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority officials are planning to finish th... Read More

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New Jersey Imposes Quarantine on More Than 1,000 Monmouth Park Horses

October 27, 2006

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture issued a quarantine Oct. 26 on more than 1,000 horses at Monmouth Park in the wake of positive test results on at least one horse for the neuropathogenic strain of the equine herpes virus.

At least... Read More

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Equus Survival Trust Presenting Rare Breeds at Equine Affaire

October 26, 2006

The Equus Survival Trust will be presenting three endangered breeds, the Caspian horse, the Fell pony, and the Dales pony at the nation's largest equine trade show, Equine Affaire in Springfield, Mass.

The Equus Survival Trust is ... Read More

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N.J. Track's Caution is Judicious and Smart, Says Vet Expert

October 25, 2006

Little information will be available on the status of five horses that developed fevers at Monmouth Park racetrack in New Jersey until tests are returned on nasal swabs from the animals. The horses reportedly have not shown any neurologic signs.... Read More

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Four Monmouth Horses Test Positive for Herpesvirus

October 25, 2006

Four Monmouth Park-based horses with fevers have tested positive for the respiratory version of equine herpesvirus, according to results received this afternoon (Oct. 25).

The barn housing the horses in the Monmouth Park stable area has... Read More

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Equine Herpes Scare Forces Ban on Shipping

October 24, 2006

A possible case of equine herpes at Monmouth Park has led New Jersey sports officials to ban the shipment of thoroughbred horses out of the state.

Horses stabled at Monmouth Park still will be allowed to race at the Meadowlands for the current... Read More