Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Alabama Horses

August 01, 2012

Four EEE cases have been confirmed in Dallas County, Ala.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Managing Tetanus and Botulism in Horses

July 31, 2012

Vaccination reduces horses' risk of contracting tetanus and botulism, two often-fatal diseases.... Read More

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California Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2012

July 31, 2012

The 2-year-old unvaccinated filly began displaying severe neurologic signs was euthanized.... Read More

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New York Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2012

July 30, 2012

The 8-year-old gelding, who became sick and died on July 23, had no vaccination history.... Read More

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Nutrition, Genetics, and Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

July 26, 2012

Researchers recently identified links between equine neuroaxonal dystrophy (NAD), nutrition, and genetics.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners Warned about EEE, WNV Threats

July 23, 2012

Eight West Nile virus and 10 Eastern equine encephalitis cases have been confirmed in Louisiana this year.... Read More

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Wyo. State Fair Requires Negative Coggins for Equine Entry

July 21, 2012

The requirements are in place this year as a result the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's presence at the fair.... Read More

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Oklahoma State Health Officials Warn of WNV Resurgence

July 20, 2012

Oklahoma's last confirmed WNV case came in Sept. 2009 when a horse from Cherokee County tested positive.... Read More

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North Carolina Confirms First EEE Cases of 2012

July 18, 2012

Two unvaccinated horses were euthanized this month after contracting the mosquito-borne disease.... Read More

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Equine Emerging and Surging Diseases: What's on the Horizon?

July 17, 2012

Emerging and re-emerging diseases can devastate equine populations and cost the industry millions of dollars.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

July 17, 2012

Two horses--located in Mobile and Washington Counties--have tested positive for EEE in Alabama since June.... Read More

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CSU Veterinarians Recommend Rabies Vaccinations for Horses

July 08, 2012

CSU veterinarians say an inexpensive, widely available vaccine can help protect horses from rabies.... Read More

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EEE Identified in Florida, Georgia Horses

July 03, 2012

A horse in Palm Beach County, Fla., and a horse in Lanier County, Ga., have both tested EEE-positive.... Read More

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Two Cases of EEE Found in June in South Carolina Horses

June 30, 2012

A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive.... Read More

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N.Y. Senator Sponsors Free EEE Vaccine Clinics for Horses

June 26, 2012

Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she's sponsoring two no-cost EEE vaccine clinics for horses this week.... Read More

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Rabies Found in Georgia Horse; Six People Exposed to Virus

June 22, 2012

Six people in Georgia are receiving medical treatment after being exposed to a horse with rabies.... Read More

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New York Offers Discounts for Vaccinating Horses against EEE

June 21, 2012

Owners receive will a $15 discount when vaccinating horses for EEE through a participating veterinarian.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Euthanized after Contracting EEE

June 06, 2012

The mare received the first in a series of two planned EEE vaccinations from a private veterinarian in May.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 01, 2012

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ablesh Gautam, BVSc&AH, MS

May 26, 2012

Gautam's research focus is on the surface antigen gene family in the parasite Sarcocystis neurona.... Read More

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Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

May 24, 2012

S. neurona causes the common neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).... Read More

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Michigan Horse Tests Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia

May 22, 2012

Officials in Michigan confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in a 17-year old grade mare.... Read More

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Mass. State Officials: Vaccinate Horses Against WNV, EEE

May 13, 2012

Agricultural officials in Massachusetts advise horse owners to vaccinate against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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EPM Update

May 01, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) continues to pose diagnostic and treatment challenges.... Read More