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A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Utah EHV-1: Additional Cases Confirmed

March 05, 2013

The Utah state veterinarian's office has now confirmed a total of six equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases.... Read More

Udeni Balasuriya, a professor at the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, was recently awarded a $2.9 million grant to identify the genetic factors responsible for establishment of equine arteritis virus (EAV) carrier state in stallions.

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UK Researcher Awarded $2.9 Million for EAV Research

March 05, 2013

Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, will study genetic factors related to the EAV carrier state in stallions. ... Read More

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Florida EHV-1: One Farm Released from Quarantine

March 04, 2013

A quarantine on a Wellington horse farm due to EHV-1 has been released; the case count in Ocala holds steady.... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Additional Case Confirmed

March 01, 2013

Veterinarians have confirmed an additional case of EHV-1 in connection with the HITS circuit in Ocala, Fla.... Read More

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Wellington EHV-1: Two Horses Test Negative

February 28, 2013

Two horses previously housed in FEI stabling at the PBIEC tested negative for EHV-1 Feb. 28.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Identified in Quebec Horse

February 28, 2013

A Canadian Horse mare was euthanized before testing positive for EHV-1. More than 50 horses are quarantined.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Florida EHV-1: Additional Horses Confirmed Positive

February 27, 2013

Five additional cases of EHV-1 have been confirmed in connection with the HITS circuit in Ocala, Fla.... Read More

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Two Additional Utah Horses Confirmed EHV-1 Positive

February 27, 2013

Two additional horses have tested EHV-1 positive, bringing the total confirmed count in Utah to four.... Read More

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Wellington, Fla., Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 27, 2013

The horse tested negative on a nasal PCR swab, but positive for EHV-1 on a blood test.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Utah Horses

February 27, 2013

The state veterinarian has issued a quarantine in Cache County following confirmation of EHV-1 cases.... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Index Case Recovering, No New Cases Reported

February 25, 2013

HITS reported in a Feb. 25 statement that no new cases of the disease have been detected.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kathryn Laura Smith

February 23, 2013

Smith's research focused primarily on the neurologic manifestation of equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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N.J. Horses Quarantined after Equine Herpesvirus Exposure

February 22, 2013

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined two farms after horses at both were exposed to EHV-1.... Read More

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Horse at Florida Show Diagnosed with EHV-1, Show Official Says

February 22, 2013

A horse at the HITS circuit reportedly has been diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

Viable Eastern tent caterpillar egg masses will be partly or completely covered with a brownish coating, without obvious holes. They are found on twigs of cherry and other trees on twigs.

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

February 13, 2013

Experts report that the eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch will likely begin in mid-March in Central Kentucky.... Read More

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USDA Issues Rule on Importing Horses from CEM-Affected Countries

February 13, 2013

APHIS took this action after reviewing probable causes of CEM outbreaks in the United States.... Read More

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California Mare Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis

February 13, 2013

A 17-year-old Lusitano mare from California has been confirmed positive for contagious equine metritis.... Read More

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EHV-1 Positive Horse in Colorado Recuperates, Returns Home to Texas

February 08, 2013

Authorities have released all quarantine and hold orders related to a horse that tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Horse at National Western Stock Show Rodeo

January 29, 2013

Colorado animal health authorities have placed a quarantine on seven horses including the index case.... Read More

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What's in an OIE Reference Laboratory?

January 25, 2013

There are 236 OIE reference laboratories covering 112 animal diseases, including equine-specific ailments.... Read More

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Two N.J. Horse Farms Quarantined for Neurologic EHV-1

January 23, 2013

Tests confirmed a horse from a Gladstone farm contracted the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Mules' Role as Shedders in California EHV-1 Outbreak

January 19, 2013

While equal percentages of horses and mules were exposed to EHV-1, no mules developed neurologic disease.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted; Oaklawn Ban Still in Effect

January 17, 2013

The EHV-1 quarantine has been lifted but Oaklawn Park is still not permitting Hawthorne horses on its grounds.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More