Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed at Woodbine Racetrack

June 12, 2013

Authorities have confirmed five EHV-1 cases in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Australian Horse Industry Could Face Increased Disease Risk

June 08, 2013

International horse movement and climate changes could contribute to disease risk, one vet says.... Read More

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Canada EHV-1 Restrictions Partially Lifted

June 03, 2013

Officials have lifted the restrictions placed on one barn at the Campbellville Training Centre in Ontario.... Read More

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Oregon State Vet Offers Seasonal Advice to Horse Owners

June 02, 2013

Brad LeaMaster, DVM, PhD, advised owners to protect their horses against WNV and EHV-1 this spring.... Read More

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Authorities Monitoring EHV-1 Cases in Canada

May 21, 2013

Two Standardbred horses have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More

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Study: Not All Biosecurity Protocols Effective

May 16, 2013

Researchers say not all biosecurity protocols owners use will protect horses from infectious diseases.... Read More

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Vernon Downs EHV-1: One Horse Euthanized

May 08, 2013

One of three EHV-1 positive horses at Vernon Downs has been euthanized, a May 8 statement said.... Read More

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Vernon Downs EHV-1: At Least Four Horses Affected

May 06, 2013

Laboratory tests indicate at least four horses stabled at Vernon Downs are positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed at Vernon Downs

May 06, 2013

Officials implemented a quarantine at Vernon Downs in New York after confirming a case of EHV-1 on May 4. ... Read More

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Six Ky. Derby Horses Made Salix-Free Racing Debuts

May 03, 2013

All of this year's Kentucky Derby starters will receive furosemide, designed to prevent EIPH. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

April 30, 2013

Neurotrophic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was recently confirmed in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. ... Read More

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Drug Peramivir Could Help Horses Suffering from Flu

April 28, 2013

Researchers found a flu inhibitor that could help horses with influenza recover more quickly.... Read More

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Commentary: Biosecurity for Infectious Disease Control

April 27, 2013

Remember to employ good biosecurity practices to help prevent infectious disease spread.... Read More

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AAEP, AHC Partner to Prevent Equine Disease Outbreaks

April 25, 2013

The organizations are leading the charge to track and provide information on equine disease threats.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

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

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Clark Co., Nev., Horse

April 17, 2013

A single horse in Clark County, Nev., has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Last Quarantine Released

April 12, 2013

The last of the quarantines imposed on several farms due to a recent EHV-1 outbreak were released April 10.... Read More

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Santa Barbara Co., Calif., EHV-1 Quarantine Released

April 10, 2013

Officials reported the gelding had tested positive for EHV-1 on March 25.... Read More

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Utah EHV-1: All Quarantines Lifted

April 09, 2013

All quarantines related to the EHV-1 outbreak in Cache County that began in late February have been lifted. ... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Most Quarantines Released

April 08, 2013

The majority of the quarantines connected to an EHV-1 outbreak originating in Ocala, Fla., have been lifted.... Read More

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San Diego County, Calif., EHV-1 Quarantine Released

April 04, 2013

A Warmblood stallion has been released from quarantine after two negative EHV-1 tests.... Read More

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Warren Co., N.J., Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

April 04, 2013

A 22-year-old Warren County horse was diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More