Recent News for Reproductive Problems


Additional EHV-1 Cases at Illinois Horse Racetrack

October 27, 2012

Two additional horses at Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero, Ill., were moved to an isolation barn area Oct. 26 ... Read More


Ontario Racing Commission Announces Biosecurity Measures

October 27, 2012

The measures are in response to a deadly outbreak of equine herpesvirus-1 at an Illinois race track.... Read More


EHV-1 Confirmed in One Utah Horse, Suspected in Two

October 19, 2012

Two other horses residing at the same farm as the confirmed case were euthanized due to neurologic signs.... Read More


EHV Confirmed at Hawthorne Racecourse

October 17, 2012

At least one horse has died and at least one more has contracted the disease.... Read More


CEM: An Insidious and Potentially Pervasive Disease

October 13, 2012

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) gives rise to considerable concern among horse breeders in many countries.... Read More


EVA Confirmed in Gloucestershire, England

October 12, 2012

A case of equine viral arteritis (EVA) has been confirmed in a Gloucestershire, England, stallion.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More


Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Juliana Roberta Campos

July 28, 2012

Campos' anticipated graduation is in fall 2012. She hopes to pursue a PhD thereafter.
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Gluck Center Develops New PCR Assay for EHV-1

July 27, 2012

Kathryn Smith developed and validated a new real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for equine herpesvirus.... Read More


Anti-Inflammatories Could Decrease EHV-1 Infection Rate

July 12, 2012

A recent study suggests anti-inflammatory drugs could reduce the rate of EHV-1 infection in horses.... Read More


Colorado EHV-1 Quarantine Released

June 18, 2012

One case of EHV-1 was confirmed at a Douglas County farm in May. The affected horse was euthanized.... Read More


EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted on Lake County, Ind., Horses

June 12, 2012

A horse residing on the Lake County farm was euthanized and subsequently tested EHV-1 positive in May.... Read More


EHV-1 Confirmed in Northern Indiana Horse

May 22, 2012

A Lake County, Ind., boarding facility was quarantined after an equine resident tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More


Equine Herpesvirus Confirmed in Colorado Horse

May 14, 2012

The horse was euthanized after showing severe neurologic signs associated with the disease.... Read More


Suspected EHV-1 Reported in Tennessee

May 10, 2012

The horses might have been exposed to EHV-1 during the Bucksnort Trail Ride, held April 23-30.... Read More

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Fertilization and Early Pregnancy Loss in Mares

April 27, 2012

One of the most important causes of embryo loss during early gestation is post-breeding endometritis.... Read More


Taylorella Genome Sequence Furthers CEM Comprehension

April 15, 2012

The genome of Taylorella equigenitalis, the causative agent of contagious equine metritis, has been sequenced.... Read More


EHV-1: Additional Non-Neurologic Case Identified in Calif.

April 10, 2012

A mare from Santa Barbara County was confirmed positive for the neurologic form of EHV-1 at necropsy April 6.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More


Non-Neurologic EHV-1 Quarantine Released in Monterey Co.

April 05, 2012

The facility in Monterey County, Calif., has been under quarantine since mid-March.... Read More


New Case of Non-Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in California

April 02, 2012

The mare displayed mild neurologic signs, and is considered a secondary exposure from the HITS Thermal show.... Read More


Looking Back: 2011 EHV-1 Outbreak

March 31, 2012

More than 2,000 horses were exposed to EHV-1 during the 2011 outbreak, which originated in Ogden, Utah.... Read More


EHV-1 Reported in Washington State

March 30, 2012

The four EHV-1 positive horses are from two separate facilities, both of which are under voluntary quarantine.... Read More


Additional Calif. Horse Positive for Non-Neurologic EHV-1

March 26, 2012

The most recently confirmed horse displayed mild neurologic signs before testing positive for the disease.... Read More