Recent News for Neurologic Disease


South Carolina Mule Tests Positive for EIA

September 06, 2014

The case is the first confirmed new incidence of EIA originating in South Carolina for more than a decade.... Read More


First 2014 Case of WNV in Kentucky Reported

September 05, 2014

The affected horse, a 5-year-old located in Calloway County, was euthanized on Sept. 2.... Read More

Representatives of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in discussion with Stade d’Ornano stable manager Carsten Koch.


FEI Observer Program Run at 2014 World Equestrian Games

September 03, 2014

Future Olympic and World Equestrian Games organizers are learning about organizing these top-level events.... Read More


Michigan Horse Test Positive for West Nile Virus

September 01, 2014

The 8-year-old unvaccinated horse from Grand Traverse County was euthanized after failing to respond to treatment.... Read More

Flying foxes, a type of fruit bat native to Australia, are thought to pass the deadly hendra virus to horses, however the exact mode of transmission remains unclear.


Bat Lyssavirus Could Pose Threat to Humans, Animals

September 01, 2014

The confirmation Australian bat lyssavirus in horses highlights the need for greater awareness of the disease, vets say.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

August 20, 2014

It's not too late to help protect your horses from contracting West Nile virus. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Washington Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 20, 2014

The unvaccinated horse from Mesa is showing progressive neurologic signs, including hind end paralysis. ... Read More


Wisconsin Reports first Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 19, 2014

The unvaccinated St. Croix County Quarter Horse mare is recovering after being treated by a veterinarian.... Read More


Vaccine Reactions

August 19, 2014

While most vaccines are administered without problems, side effects can occur. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Second Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 18, 2014

Officials announced last week that the first Lowndes County horse had tested positive for the disease. ... Read More


New Mexico Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 15, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was euthanized last week after contracting West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More


EEE Confirmed in Eastern Ontario Horse

August 14, 2014

The 12-year old unvaccinated gelding was euthanized after developing fever and neurologic signs.... Read More


Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 13, 2014

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says Georgia reported 25 equine EEE cases in 2013.... Read More


North Carolina Reports First Equine EEE Cases of 2014

August 07, 2014

Two unvaccinated horses--one from Carteret County and one from Bladen County--died after contracting EEE.... Read More


Zoonoses: What Horse Owners Need to Know

August 06, 2014

Here's what you need to know about zoonoses that affect horses and how to prevent them. ... Read More


Escambia County, Florida, Horse Euthanized due to EEE

August 04, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was recently euthanized after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More


Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Neurologic Horse

August 03, 2014

The virus once thought to be inert in horses was identified in a neurologic Brazilian horse, researchers say.... Read More


Piro-Like Syndrome Making Waves in France

August 02, 2014

French scientists are researching how to prevent the spread of an equine disease they've termed "piro-like."... Read More


Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

July 30, 2014

Officials strongly advises owners to vaccinate horses against West Nile virus (WNV) if they haven't already.... Read More


Two Navajo Nation Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 28, 2014

The Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program said two neurologic horses tested positive on July 25.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jennifer Janes

July 26, 2014

Janes' research has focused on the roles of orthopedic pathology and genetic determinants in wobbler syndrome.... Read More


Colorado Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

July 21, 2014

Officials confirmed the state's first reported equine WNV case for 2014 in an Adams County horse.... Read More


Are Exotic Pets a Disease Risk to European Horses?

July 20, 2014

Exotic pets could carry foreign vector-borne diseases that can be deadly to horses, French researchers say.... Read More


EIA Discovered in Johnson County, Wyoming

July 08, 2014

A Johnson County horse was euthanized after testing positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in late June.... Read More