Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Testing for EPM, Lyme, and Other Equine Neurologic Diseases

February 08, 2016

A neurology specialist reviews the confusing landscape of laboratory diagnostics for neurologic disease in live horses.... Read More

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Do You Vaccinate Your Horse for Rabies? Readers Weigh In

February 03, 2016

Readers share their thoughts on vaccinating horses for rabies following a recently confirmed equine case. ... Read More

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Equine Rabies Refresher

January 14, 2016

Equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted but preventable if proper steps are taken.... Read More

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York County, South Carolina, Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

January 14, 2016

The horse initially appeared lame but later exhibited aggressive behavior and was euthanized on Jan. 8.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2015

January 01, 2016

Confirmed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, herpesvirus, influenza, Getah virus, and strangles, among others.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Special Features of 2015

January 01, 2016

Learn about donkeys, leptospirosis, West Nile virus, influenza, preparing for disasters, and working equids.... Read More

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Texas WNV Case Count Rises to 38

December 30, 2015

The affected horses were either unvaccinated or were not up-to-date on their vaccinations. ... Read More

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APHIS Seeking Comments on EIA Control

December 11, 2015

The group says it will use the input received to formulate recommendations for EIA control.... Read More

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The Battle Against the Bugs

November 17, 2015

Here's a rundown on our arsenal of equine disease-fighting drugs and their proper uses.... Read More

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Texas Equine WNV Count Plateaus at 33

November 12, 2015

Most of the WNV-positive horses had not been vaccinated.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Horse Near Sundridge, Ontario

November 11, 2015

A viral disease, EEE affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to horses by infected mosquitoes. ... Read More

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What's Lurking in Your Forage?

November 09, 2015

From toxins and molds to opossum droppings and animal carcasses, forage can contain a variety of harmful contaminants.... Read More

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Researcher-Tested Fly Control Methods Revealed

November 06, 2015

Scientists determined that mosquito netting and large fans could be the best defense against flying insects.... Read More

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FDA Approves Loading Dose for EPM Treatment

November 02, 2015

The FDA approved a loading dose for Marquis, which is also the first FDA-approved EPM treatment.... Read More

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Horse Infected with WNV in El Dorado County, California

October 20, 2015

The horse from the Greenwood community is recovering and expected to survive.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2015

October 15, 2015

Reported diseases include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First WNV-Positive Horse for 2015

October 14, 2015

The 10 year-old gelding from Gloucester County was euthanized on Oct. 3. The horse's vaccination status is unknown.... Read More

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Texas Equine WNV Count Rises to 26

October 14, 2015

The cases are spread across the state, and a lack of vaccination is a prevailing trend in the affected horses.... Read More

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Equine WNV Case Count in Texas Rises to 22

October 13, 2015

The majority of the affected horses were not previously vaccinated against West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Two New Equine Cases of WNV Reported in Kentucky

October 09, 2015

The newly confirmed cases make for eight total WNV-infected Kentucky horses this year.... Read More

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Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Update

October 07, 2015

With a mortality rate of 90% in horses, EEE is a serious mosquito-borne disease. ... Read More

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Virginia Confirms Third Equine EEE Case of 2015

October 05, 2015

The 19-week-old Racking Horse filly from Chesapeake had not been vaccinated yet. She was euthanized Sept. 24.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Two More Equine WNV Cases

October 01, 2015

The two unvaccinated horses--one from Montgomery County and one from Nelson County--are alive, as of Oct. 1.... Read More

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Jackson County, Oregon, Horse Tests Positive for WNV

October 01, 2015

Despite cooler temperatures, officials are urging area owners to take steps to protect their horses from disease.... Read More

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Equine WNV Cases Reported in Southern France

September 29, 2015

Two horses have been euthanized and dozens more quarantined in a rare West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak in France.... Read More