Piroplasmosis: Canada Restricts Import of Texas Horses

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Due to the ongoing investigation into equine piroplasmosis in Texas, Canada has restricted the import of horses from that state.

The American Horse Council said in a statement that effective October 21, 2009, the USDA will not endorse any export health certificates for equines to Canada from Texas. Equines being exported to Canada from other states must have additional certification that

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