AHC, AAEP Work With USDA to Coordinate EHV-1 Case Reporting

May 20, 2011

An EHV-1 case reporting system developed by the AHC, AAEP, and USDA:APHIS:VS is now in place.... Read More


EHV-1 Outbreak: Number of Confirmed Cases Rising

May 19, 2011

More suspected EHV-1 cases are being confirmed in the western United States and Canada.... Read More


Understanding & Practicing Biosecurity on Horse Farms

May 19, 2011

Biosecurity is a big word that many livestock owners don't fully understand. Let's break it down: Bio means ... Read More


EHV-1 Outbreak: State Veterinarians Monitoring Closely

May 18, 2011

The number of confirmed neurologic EHV-1 cases has reached the double digits.
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EHV-1 Outbreak: More Cases Emerging

May 17, 2011

Veterinarians are working to determine the extent of a multi-state outbreak of neurologic equine herpesvirus. ... Read More


Multiple Western States Affected by EHV-1 Outbreak

May 16, 2011

Veterinarians in several states are determining the extent of a possible equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak... Read More


Contagious Equine Metritis Detected in South Africa

May 14, 2011

Two cases of contagious equine metritis (CEM) have been confirmed in the South African province of Gauteng, ... Read More


EHV-1 Quarantine of Two New Jersey Farms Lifted

May 06, 2011

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher announced May 6 that the state Department of Agriculture (DOA) has lifted quarantines at Overbrook and Tourelay Farms in Colts Neck, which have restricted horse movement in and out of the two ... Read More


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


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


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


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


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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African Horse Sickness Outbreak: Western Cape Confirms 12 Cases

March 07, 2011

Twelve cases of African horse sickness (AHS) have been confirmed in the Western Cape region of South Africa, according to a report from the South African-based news website Eye Witness News. The cases in the Western Cape follow an outbreak of more ... Read More


Readers Discuss Equine Quarantine Practices

February 15, 2011

TheHorse.com asked, "Do you quarantine horses upon return from being off the farm?"... Read More


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


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


British Horse Dealer Facing Charges

January 12, 2011

According to reports from the British equestrian magazine Horse and Hound, a horse dealer from North Wales is facing prosecution for failing to properly quarantine a horse that was recently imported to Great Britain from Ireland.
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Iceland Horse Respiratory Disease Quarantine Lifted

December 27, 2010

According to a report filed by the New Zealand-based website Horsetalk, Icelandic authorities will discontinue export quarantine protocol for an upper respiratory tract infection that plagued the island nation earlier in 2010. According to the ... Read More


Keeping the WEG Healthy

September 27, 2010

In all horse sports equine welfare is paramount. But the major international championships present the most horse-health challenges and also attract the most scrutiny. No other equestrian competition involves the transport of more horses, from all... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: World Equestrian Games Horse Care Recording Now Available

September 18, 2010

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on World Equestrian Games Horse Care, held on Sept. 8, is now available for listening on demand. Scores of questions on transportation of World Equestrian Games equine athletes, nutrition, pain management, and ... Read More


WEG: Safeguards for International Shipment of Horses

August 28, 2010

Planning a trip abroad? Grab your passport, buy a ticket, and pack your bags. Whoa--not if you are a horse. Whenever a horse crosses an international border, the country the horse is traveling to require proof that animals will not threaten the heal... Read More


Boarding Barn Health

June 01, 2010

Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More


Base Horse Import Regulations on Actual Risk, Says FEI President

May 26, 2010

HRH Princess Haya, president of the Federacion Equestre Internationale (FEI), has called for a more rational risk-based approach to international trade requirements for the transportation of competition horses.

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