Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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EIA Confirmed in Havelock, Quebec, Horse

November 27, 2017

The affected horse was tested prior to being moved to a new premises, officials said. The animal is now quarantined.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jamie Norris

November 25, 2017

Norris is studying apicomplexan parasites, specifically Sarcocystis neurona, EPM's primary causative agent.... Read More

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Monthly Equine Wellness Tips

November 19, 2017

Find a year's worth of tips to keep your horse healthy in every season.... Read More

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Attack of the Rabid Fox

November 17, 2017

A horse owner captured a video of a fox in his horse pasture, but then the fox attacked. Find out what saved his horses.... Read More

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EIA: What's the Big Deal?

November 17, 2017

Find out where veterinarians are seeing an uptick in equine infectious anemia cases.... Read More

During a neurologic exam, the practitioner might test the horse's proprioception by placing his feet in unusual positions and observing how the horse places his limbs during movement.

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Is My Horse Neurologic or Lame?

November 14, 2017

Gait-altering conditions such as EPM and wobbler syndrome can be tricky to spot and difficult to diagnose.... Read More

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Vaccines for All Ages

November 13, 2017

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate After EEE Cases

November 01, 2017

A pony mare in Bladen County and an American Quarter Horse gelding in Camden County tested positive.... Read More

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Is Your Horse Safe From Equine Infectious Anemia?

November 01, 2017

Equine infectious anemia can destroy horses' red blood cells and cause weakness, anemia, and death.... Read More

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Wisconsin, Ontario Horses Test Positive for EEE, WNV

November 01, 2017

Wisconsin and Ontario have now confirmed 24 and two EEE and 22 and 21 WNV cases in horses, respectively.... Read More

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Top Tweets and Take-Homes: EPM Society Meeting

October 30, 2017

The EPM Society met last week in Lake Tahoe, California. Here's a look at what attendees discussed.... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Gallatin County, Montana, Horses

October 27, 2017

Multiple horses on a single farm tested positive. The premises is quarantined and additional testing is underway.... Read More

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Minnesota Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2017

October 26, 2017

The 33-year-old American Quarter Horse mare from Euclid was vaccinated in the spring. She is recovering.... Read More

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Core Equine Diseases Can Be a Death Sentence

October 25, 2017

The threat of deadly equine diseases like rabies is closer than you think. Vaccines can help protect your horse.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Bruce County, Ontario, Horse

October 19, 2017

The 12-year-old unvaccinated mare was euthanized following the sudden onset and progression of neurologic signs.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 19, 2017

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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Oklahoma Confirms Third Equine WNV Case of 2017

October 12, 2017

The vaccination history for the affected Quarter Horse mare from Kay County is unknown.... Read More

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Michigan's Upper Peninsula Reports Equine EEE Cases

October 12, 2017

Two unvaccinated horses from different farms in Marquette County tested positive for EEE and have been euthanized.... Read More

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Seventh Equine WNV Case of 2017 Confirmed in Idaho

October 11, 2017

The unvaccinated yearling Quarter Horse filly is responding to treatment.... Read More

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Additional EEE, WNV Cases Confirmed in New York Horses

October 11, 2017

An Oswego County horse tested positive for EEE and horses in Cayuga, Erie, and St. Lawrence counties contracted WNV. ... Read More

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases Found in Florida, Kentucky Horses

October 10, 2017

Florida horses tested positive for EEE and WNV and a Kentucky horse was euthanized after contracting WNV.... Read More

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Additional EEE, WNV Cases Confirmed in New Jersey Horses

October 09, 2017

A Cumberland County mare was euthanized due to EEE and a Salem County stallion is recovering from WNV.... Read More

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West Nile, EIA Confirmed in Tennessee Horses

October 09, 2017

Horses in Davidson and Knox counties tested positive for WNV and a Bedford County horse tested positive for EIA.... Read More

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Scientists Study 'Silent' EIA

October 08, 2017

Researchers say horses can carry EIA's causative virus for up to two years without a blood test returning positive.... Read More

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Michigan Reporting Additional Equine EEE, WNV Cases

September 30, 2017

To date, the state has confirmed four EEE cases and 14 WNV cases in horses.... Read More