West Nile Virus (WNV)


EEE, WNV Confirmed in Florida Horses

June 28, 2016

A Polk County horse tested positive for EEE while a Osceola County contracted WNV. Neither had a vaccination history.... Read More


North Carolina Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

June 23, 2016

Eastern equine encephalitis was confirmed in horses in a South Carolina county that borders North Carolina.... Read More


New Mexico Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against WNV

June 08, 2016

Owners are encouraged to vaccinate their horses prior to the onset of peak mosquito season.... Read More


Butte Co., California, Officials Warn Horses at Risk for WNV

June 05, 2016

Officials are encouraging vaccination, which has proven to be an effective disease prevention tool. ... Read More


Maine Horse Owners: Vaccinate Horses Now

June 04, 2016

State officials say now's the time to vaccinate horses against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.... Read More


Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

May 23, 2016

Officials advise owners to ensure horses are protected from West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More


Washington Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for WNV

May 10, 2016

Thirty-six horses in 10 counties tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in 2015. ... Read More


Kentucky Mosquitoes' Impact on Horses

April 05, 2016

Learn which mosquitoes can transmit disease and how to manage populations on your farm.... Read More


Virginia Owners Advised to Vaccinate Horses

March 25, 2016

Don't wait to vaccinate horses against diseases including West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, and rabies.... Read More


Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 16, 2016

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More


Why Does My Horse Stumble After Jumping?

March 02, 2016

Find out what a veterinarian might look for when examining a horse that loses his balance after jumping a fence. ... Read More


Interspecies Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 22, 2016

Discover what diseases your horse can catch from other animals, big and small. ... Read More


Vaccinate Texas Horses for EEE, WNV

February 14, 2016

Officials are urging vaccination following high disease rates in Texas horses last year.... Read More


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


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


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


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


Texas Equine WNV Count Plateaus at 33

November 12, 2015

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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