Recent News for Neurologic Disease


Time to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

May 13, 2014

Massachusetts officials say early vaccination ensures animals are protected prior to peak arboviral season.... Read More


Horse Owners: Vaccinate against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

May 10, 2014

The beginning of mosquito season means it's time to vaccinate animals against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More


Horse Owners Urged to Control Mosquito Populations

May 09, 2014

Horse owners are advised to control mosquito populations to minimize animals' chances of contracting WNV.... Read More


Va. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV, Rabies

May 07, 2014

Officials fear that owners could be lulled into not vaccinating by the lack of disease activity last year.... Read More


Time to Consider Vaccinating Horses against WNV

May 06, 2014

Washington officials are advising owners to ensure their horses are vaccinated against West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More


Equine WNV Spread across Central Europe Investigated

May 04, 2014

Conditions, such as flooding and high temperatures, could contribute to WNV's spread, one researcher says.... Read More


Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

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


Rabies Found in Parker Co., Texas, Horse

April 30, 2014

The horse recently attended a show; officials urge people who've come in contact with him to see a doctor.... Read More


Montana Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate for West Nile Virus

April 29, 2014

Montana reported 32 equine WNV cases last year, the most since 2007 and the third highest total in the nation.... Read More


Marion Co., Fla., Horse Tests Positive for EEE

April 24, 2014

Officials announced April 23 that a horse in the Sparr area tested positive for EEE.... Read More


Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched

April 16, 2014

Researchers have launched an interactive map to track diseases in dogs, cats, and horses around the world.... Read More


Kentucky's 2013 EIA Surveillance and Testing

April 12, 2014

All 77,001 serum samples tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky in 2013 were negative.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More


Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More


EIA Found in Six McNair Co., Tenn., Horses

March 26, 2014

The six horses tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) earlier this month. ... Read More


Vt. State Vet Urges Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

March 24, 2014

Ensure horses are vaccinated for diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including EEE and WNV.... Read More


Recent Rabies Cases Highlight Importance of Vaccinating

March 12, 2014

Vaccinating your horse against rabies is the best way to help protect him from contracting the disease.... Read More


Colorado Horse Bitten by Rabid Skunk

February 28, 2014

The horse had previously been vaccinated against rabies and is under veterinary care.... Read More


Dr. Leroy Coggins Dies at 81

February 07, 2014

Leroy Coggins, DVM, PhD, who in 1970 developed the now ubiquitous Coggins test, has died at the age of 81.... Read More


Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.


Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

January 17, 2014

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013.... Read More


Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More


AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Diagnostic Options for EPM

December 18, 2013

Veterinarians discussed a variety of topics relating to EPM diagnosis and prevention.... Read More


Nationwide WNV, EEE Totals Steady as Winter Approaches

December 16, 2013

A Dec. 12 update indicates 338 WNV cases and 181 EEE cases have been reported since the start of the year. ... Read More


USA Equestrian Trust Awards Second Round of 2013 Grants

December 14, 2013

The USA Equestrian Trust has awarded $55,000 in grants to help fund four projects by equine nonprofits... Read More