Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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EIA Confirmed in Illinois

January 13, 2017

A facility in northeast Illinois is quarantined after two horses that were stabled there returned positive EIA tests.... Read More

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USDA Releases First Report From Equine 2015 Study

January 11, 2017

The study was designed to give industry members and animal health officials insights on the U.S. equine population.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more.... Read More

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Oklahoma Confirms 16th Equine WNV Case of 2016

December 22, 2016

The unvaccinated 24-year-old gelding located in McCurtain County was showing mild neurologic signs of disease.... Read More

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EIA Found in Wasatch County, Utah, Horse

December 15, 2016

The horse was imported from Mexico earlier this year but tested negative for EIA at that time.... Read More

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Horserace Betting Levy Board issues 2017 Codes of Practice

December 13, 2016

The codes are a guide to preventing and controlling equine diseases that could threaten the breeding industry.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

December 06, 2016

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... 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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Neurologic or Lame?

November 23, 2016

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

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Oklahoma Reports Two More Equine WNV Cases

November 23, 2016

Fourteen Oklahoma horses have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this year.... Read More

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Is My Neurologic Horse Safe to Ride?

November 21, 2016

The decision, one veterinarian says, involves balancing rider and safety, liability concerns, and animal welfare.... Read More

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New Equine EEE Case Confirmed in Marion County, Florida

November 15, 2016

The 15-year-old Paint mare was vaccinated in years prior but had not been vaccinated recently. She is recovering.... Read More

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WNV Equine Case Confirmed in Kentucky

November 14, 2016

The Powell County horse is Kentucky's seventh equine WNV case in 2016. ... Read More

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Arabian Mare Recovering from West Nile Virus in California

November 11, 2016

Only one of 21 California horses diagnosed with WNV in 2016 had a know vaccine histories. Seven of the horses have died.... Read More

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Three More Oklahoma Horses Positive for WNV

November 09, 2016

Two cases were confirmed in Atoka County and one was reported in Sequoyah County.... Read More

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West Nile, EEE Detected in Tennessee Horses

November 08, 2016

With unseasonably warm weather persisting into fall, mosquito-borne illnesses remain a serious equine health threat.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Two New Equine WNV Cases

November 07, 2016

Neither the 10-year-old Belgian from Logan County nor the 2-year-old Saddlebred from Union County were vaccinated.... Read More

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Show Smart: Be Aware of Virus Outbreaks

November 06, 2016

Take steps to prevent your horse from contracting potentially deadly diseases such as EHV or rabies during competitions.... Read More

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Highlands County, Florida, Horse Tests Positive for EEE

November 03, 2016

The unvaccinated 2-year-old grade gelding was euthanized.... Read More

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Oklahoma Confirms Four New WNV Cases

October 26, 2016

The new cases were identified in horses and ponies from the following counties: Choctaw, Payne, Beckham, and Atoka.... Read More

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Donkey Tests Positive for WNV in Florida

October 25, 2016

The donkey, which was recently brought to Florida from a Louisiana auction, is recovering.... Read More

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Michigan Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2016

October 13, 2016

The 5-month-old filly from Calhoun County is responding to treatment. The dam was vaccinated, but the filly was not.... Read More

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Allendale County, South Carolina, Horse Positive for EEE

October 11, 2016

The unvaccinated Quarter Horse yearling did not survive. ... Read More

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Additional WNV Cases Found in California, Minnesota Horses

October 10, 2016

California and Minnesota have confirmed 20 and 19 equine WNV cases, respectively, so far this year.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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Wisconsin Reports Seven Additional Equine EEE Cases

October 05, 2016

Seventeen horses in that state have now tested positive for EEE so far this year.... Read More