Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

August 20, 2014

It's not too late to help protect your horses from contracting West Nile virus. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Wisconsin Reports first Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 19, 2014

The unvaccinated St. Croix County Quarter Horse mare is recovering after being treated by a veterinarian.... Read More


Vaccine Reactions

August 19, 2014

While most vaccines are administered without problems, side effects can occur. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Second Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 18, 2014

Officials announced last week that the first Lowndes County horse had tested positive for the disease. ... Read More


New Mexico Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 15, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was euthanized last week after contracting West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More


Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 13, 2014

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says Georgia reported 25 equine EEE cases in 2013.... Read More


Potomac Horse Fever: True or False?

August 08, 2014

How much do you know about Potomac horse fever? Test your knowledge! ... Read More


North Carolina Reports First Equine EEE Cases of 2014

August 07, 2014

Two unvaccinated horses--one from Carteret County and one from Bladen County--died after contracting EEE.... Read More


Veterinarians Review Equine Herpesvirus

August 05, 2014

Penn Vet experts share insight on recognizing and treating EHV-1 and how officials manage outbreaks.... Read More


Escambia County, Florida, Horse Euthanized due to EEE

August 04, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was recently euthanized after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More


Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

July 30, 2014

Officials strongly advises owners to vaccinate horses against West Nile virus (WNV) if they haven't already.... Read More


Two Navajo Nation Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 28, 2014

The Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program said two neurologic horses tested positive on July 25.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.


AVA: Vaccinate Australian Horses against Hendra Now

July 26, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) urges owners to have horses vaccinated against the deadly virus. ... Read More


Equine Life Stages: Adult Horses

July 14, 2014

Learn how to keep adult horses healthy during the prime of their lives. ... Read More


Athletes to Trail Warriors: Caring for the Adult Horse

July 03, 2014

Learn about caring for the health of adult show and recreational horses.... Read More


Take Steps to Protect Horses from WNV Now

June 22, 2014

Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus (WNV) this summer.... Read More


California Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against WNV

June 19, 2014

Horses should be vaccinated at least annually, ideally prior to mosquito season.... Read More


Florida Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against EEE

June 17, 2014

Florida owners should vaccinate their horses against EEE in light of increased mosquito populations.... Read More


Second Marion County, Florida, Horse Diagnosed with EEE

June 12, 2014

A horse located about four miles east of Citra has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More


Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against West Nile Virus

June 08, 2014

Maryland officials are urging owners to vaccinate horses against the potentially fatal disease.... Read More


UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More


Veterinarian: Keep Horses' Vaccines Current

May 28, 2014

South Carolina state veterinarian Boyd Parr, DVM, recommends owners keep their horses' vaccinations current.... Read More


How Do I Get My Horse to Behave for the Veterinarian?

May 27, 2014

My mare is very difficult to give shots to. Do you have any tips on how to get her to accept shots better? ... Read More


Owners Urged to Ensure Horses' Vaccinations are Up to Date

May 25, 2014

Delaware owners are advised to ensure horses' vaccinations are current to protect against dangerous diseases.... Read More