Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Utah Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

July 28, 2017

West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes in Salt Lake County. Officials are encouraging owners to vaccinate horses.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Second Equine WNV Case for 2017

July 27, 2017

The unvaccinated 18-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare from Franklin County is recovering.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

July 27, 2017

The horse from Benton County is the state's first equine rabies case of 2017.... Read More

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Iberville Parish, Louisiana, Horse Tests Positive for EEE

July 26, 2017

The affected horse was not vaccinated against EEE.... Read More

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South Carolina Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2017

July 25, 2017

The affected horse from Dillon County was not known to have been vaccinated and did not survive.... Read More

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Wisconsin Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 25, 2017

The unvaccinated yearling Standardbred-cross gelding from Clark County was euthanized.... Read More

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West Nile Cases Confirmed in California, Wyoming Horses

July 21, 2017

The California horse died while the Wyoming horse is recovering. ... Read More

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California Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 14, 2017

The affected 14-month-old Quarter Horse filly from Kern County displayed severe neurologic signs and was euthanized.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2017

July 13, 2017

Confirmed diseases include influenza, EHV, strangles, nocardioform placentitis, piroplasmosis, EIA, and more.... Read More

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Equine West Nile Virus Threat Remains

July 12, 2017

West Nile appeared in the United States in 1999, but it remains a serious horse health threat. Here's how to combat it.... Read More

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Virginia Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 11, 2017

The affected horse, an unvaccinated 10-year-old Saddlebred gelding from Wythe County, was euthanized.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 30, 2017

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is Your Horse at Risk?

June 28, 2017

These pests can transmit a variety of dangerous pathogens, depending on certain factors in your region.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

June 14, 2017

The affected horse, a vaccinated yearling Thoroughbred filly, is recovering.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Owners: Vaccinate Against EEE

June 09, 2017

There were nine recorded cases of EEE in horses in North Carolina in 2016.... Read More

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy When Traveling

June 01, 2017

Vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy when you take him off the farm.... Read More

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Nevada Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 29, 2017

With heavy rain and snowfall earlier in the year, mosquito habitats and breeding sites with standing water are abundant.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rabies 1989-2016

May 26, 2017

The map displays the historical rabies data for all species affected in Kentucky over the past 27 years.... Read More

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USDA Releases Second Report From Equine 2015 Study

May 25, 2017

The report includes figures on equid use, vaccination, equid mortality rates, EIA testing, and more.... Read More

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Additional Colorado Horses Test Positive for EIA

May 24, 2017

Horses on two epidemiologically linked premises in Weld County have also tested positive.... Read More

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Know the Signs of EPM, a Master of Disguise

May 16, 2017

With an early diagnosis and prompt treatment, horses can improve significantly and could return to normal activity.... Read More

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Washington Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 16, 2017

In 2016 Washington had 27 confirmed equine WNV cases, seven of which died or were euthanized.... Read More

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EIA, EHM, Strangles Confirmed in Colorado Horses

May 12, 2017

The state Department of Agriculture is working with the equine industry and veterinarians to contain the diseases.... Read More

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Wisconsin Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

May 10, 2017

In 2016 Wisconsin confirmed 19 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in horses.... Read More