West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Delaware Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

August 16, 2017

The 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Kent County, which was not currently vaccinated against WNV, was euthanized.... Read More

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Two More Michigan Horses Test Positive for WNV

August 11, 2017

A Mecosta County Standardbred is recovering, and a Midland County Quarter Horse was euthanized. Both were unvaccinated.... Read More

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California Equine WNV Case Count Rises to Five

August 11, 2017

Two unvaccinated Quarter Horse fillies from Kern and Contra Costa counties are the latest horses to test positive.... Read More

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Washington Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2017

August 11, 2017

The 10-year-old Quarter Horse from Spokane County suffered incoordination and muscle tremors but is recovering.... Read More

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Colorado Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

August 10, 2017

A horse residing in Larimer County tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) on Aug. 2.... Read More

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Equine Vaccinations Essential During Peak Mosquito Season

August 02, 2017

Vaccines have proven to offer horses protection against mosquito-borne diseases, including WNV and EEE.... Read More

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Why Does My Horse Stumble After Jumping?

August 02, 2017

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

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Kentucky Confirms Third Equine WNV Case for 2017

August 01, 2017

The unvaccinated 18-year-old pleasure saddle horse mare presented with severe neurologic signs and was euthanized.... Read More

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Three Michigan Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 31, 2017

The affected horses resided in Jackson, Livingston, and Missaukee counties. All three were euthanized.... Read More

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Help Prevent West Nile Virus: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

July 30, 2017

The AAEP recognizes the WNV vaccine as a core vaccine and recommends horses receive at least one dose annually.... Read More

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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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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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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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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