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


Equine Hendra Virus Vaccine Launched in Australia

November 01, 2012

The long-awaited vaccine will be available for horse owners through their veterinarians.... Read More


Texas Officials Report 72 Equine WNV Cases so far in 2012

October 15, 2012

Seventy-two horses residing in 49 Texas counties had been confirmed positive since the beginning of the year.... Read More


Commentary: Take West Nile Risk Seriously

October 14, 2012

People need to take the WNV risk to themselves and their horses seriously. What are you willing to do?... Read More


APHIS Reports more than 400 Equine WNV Cases Nationwide

October 10, 2012

The current equine WNV case total marks a 372% increase compared to last year's total.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.


Is it Too Late to Vaccinate my Horse?

October 06, 2012

Life-threatening diseases are out there, and the best way to help protect your horse is to vaccinate.... Read More


Equine Piroplasmosis: Therapeutics and Immunity

September 28, 2012

Dr. Robert Mealey of Washington State University shares his team's research on equine piroplasmosis. ... Read More


N.Y. Officials Encourage Equine EEE, WNV Vaccinations

September 27, 2012

Two EEE cases and one WNV case have been confirmed in New York horses this year.... Read More


Second Vermont Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 24, 2012

The unvaccinated horse began showing signs of disease on Sept. 16 and was euthanized the following day.... Read More


EEE Found in New Hampshire Horse

September 21, 2012

A horse in the Hillsborough County town of Derry was confirmed positive for Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More


Kentucky's Twelfth Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 19, 2012

The unvaccinated 5-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding from Garrad County was euthanized Sept. 18.... Read More


New Equine EEE, WNV Cases Confirmed Across Country

September 18, 2012

Summer might be winding down, but equine mosquito-borne disease case numbers continue to rise.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.


California's Eleventh Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 13, 2012

An unvaccinated 4-year-old gelding was euthanized after contracting the virus.... Read More


New Equine WNV Cases Found in Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky

September 12, 2012

The number of equine West Nile virus (WNV) cases identified this year in the United States continues to rise.... Read More


West Nile Virus Still a Threat to Horses

September 11, 2012

It's not too late for horse owners to help protect their horses against this life-threatening disease.... Read More


Massachusetts Confirms EEE in Two Additional Horses

September 10, 2012

The MDPH last week confirmed two additional cases of Eastern equine encephalitis in horses.... Read More


California's Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 10, 2012

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Butte County filly was euthanized as a result of the disease.... Read More


Protecting Horses in Response to the Recent Increase in WNV

September 03, 2012

Protect horses by vaccinating against the disease and taking measures to prevent mosquito bites.... Read More


Veterinarians Urge Vaccination against West Nile Virus

August 31, 2012

It's not too late to ensure your horse is properly vaccinated against the potentially deadly West Nile virus.... Read More


Mosquito-Borne Disease and Your Horse

August 30, 2012

Veterinary experts answer questions about mosquito-borne diseases and your horse.... Read More


Washington Confirms First Equine WNV Case since 2009

August 30, 2012

The 2-year-old unvaccinated gelding from Yakima County has been euthanized.... Read More


Eighth Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed in Kentucky

August 28, 2012

A 15-month-old Standardbred filly from Bourbon County was euthanized after developing clinical signs of WNV.... Read More


Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More


WNV, EEE Identified in Massachusetts Horses

August 25, 2012

Both West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been identified in Massachusetts horses.... Read More


Kentucky Equine West Nile Case Tally Rises to Seven

August 24, 2012

Neither horse--a 6-year-old Palomino gelding and a 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding--was vaccinated.... Read More


Oregon's First Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

August 24, 2012

The affected horse was identified in Klamath County, Ore. It is the state's first equine WNV case of 2012.... Read More