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EHV-1 Threat?

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How close has the EHV-1 outbreak come to your horses?

I have suspected or confirmed EHV-1-positive horses on my farm
1%
5
My horse(s) were exposed to EHV-1, but have not tested positive or shown clinical signs
1%
11
There are suspected or confirmed EHV-1 positive horses local to my farm
7%
56
There are suspected or confirmed cases in my state, but not local to my farm
52%
441
I don't live in a state with EHV-1 cases
40%
343

Total votes cast: 856

Comments & Write-in Answers

shows and travel between barns restricted

6/6/2011 9:50:32 PM

Keep your horses home.

6/6/2011 7:46:01 PM

I live in NC and as of yet, we have not seen a real threat.

6/6/2011 12:20:47 PM

Vacinated all horse and taking precautions on people entering the property. No new horses allowed o

6/5/2011 8:41:08 PM

I'm in Illinois and no issues here so far. Horses seldome leave the farm.

6/5/2011 1:59:12 PM

I am in MA and have 2 competitions in NY June 18th and July 9 th. Should I stay home??

6/5/2011 11:31:05 AM

Very scary

6/4/2011 11:55:33 PM

Seems very well managed in CA.

6/4/2011 3:54:14 PM

I live on the border of UTand AZ, 1 case in my county, but no specific location available.

6/4/2011 2:01:47 PM

I'm not taking any chances. I'm keeping my horse home away from other horses.

6/4/2011 12:22:27 PM

Not yet, but its getting closer.

6/4/2011 8:26:18 AM

I think there are cases in our State, but they are hiding their outbreak at their individual farms.

6/4/2011 8:18:41 AM

Lots of panic and over-reaction in my general area.

6/3/2011 10:23:43 PM

Live in Connecticut, have not heard anything

6/3/2011 3:21:01 PM

I live in Western Colorado and 6 horses were confirmed in our area

6/3/2011 1:16:35 PM

On the advice of my vet, I've kept my horse home.

6/3/2011 10:06:31 AM

I am on a closed farm nothing goes or comes

6/2/2011 11:07:20 PM

luckily I haven't traveled with my horses since this began and my horses live at home, no exposure.

6/2/2011 3:44:26 PM

I am self-quarentiing my horses at my farm and only ride on trails where there are no other horses.

6/2/2011 3:14:27 PM

Currently no EHV-1 outbreaks in Georgia :)

6/2/2011 3:06:21 PM

Keeping fingers crossed that it doesn't make its way over here!

6/2/2011 11:57:47 AM

Illinois -have not heard of reported cases in Illinois..yet

6/2/2011 8:47:06 AM

Actually Province. We are staying home and no one is coming in.

6/2/2011 2:23:48 AM

Nearly everything has been cancelled or shut down to cooperate with control.

6/2/2011 1:41:39 AM

Skipping a breeding cycle per breeder's call.

6/2/2011 12:52:53 AM

Keep the horses home and safe.

6/1/2011 11:47:18 PM

Ranch on voluntary quarantine

6/1/2011 9:30:47 PM

Thankfully I live in Australia, so we have no risk (and hopefully never will!)

6/1/2011 8:52:00 PM

my barn has restricted travel off the property and we have biosecurity cleaning stations set-up

6/1/2011 7:57:01 PM

one confirmed case in gregory county, SD

6/1/2011 7:49:54 PM

So far none that i've heard about in MT

6/1/2011 5:46:09 PM

We live n/w of Phoenix in remote area, little chance of infection

6/1/2011 5:25:55 PM

3 sent to UCD - Northern California, Sacramento area.

6/1/2011 5:12:24 PM

My horse is currently at a trainer in AZ, no where near a quarantined facility

6/1/2011 4:58:21 PM

I did endure the '03 University of Findlay outbreak though

6/1/2011 3:53:29 PM

Not Yet! Staying away from all horses and all grounds. I will ride on my own place.

6/1/2011 2:49:08 PM

Hopefully it will continue to stay out of my state.

6/1/2011 2:29:19 PM

Live in Sonoma, CA Am a member of Sonoma Developmental Center Posse. They have closed their ground

6/1/2011 1:59:57 PM

We are keeping our horses home, our trainer is taking extreme measures going from one farm to anothe

6/1/2011 1:51:55 PM

Everyone is being extremely carefull. Local events have been cancelled or postponed.

6/1/2011 1:34:14 PM

My horse is in Los Angeles, CA, suspected case is in Ventura,CA, next county to the north

6/1/2011 1:31:13 PM

SE Tucson-most stables are locked down on in/out traffic unless absolutely necessary

6/1/2011 12:51:18 PM

and i hope it stays that way

6/1/2011 12:32:28 PM

forgot to ask have you traveled? Was traveling to my summer location when the news hit.

6/1/2011 11:46:21 AM

This is really scary. I'm grateful for the constant updated information

6/1/2011 11:32:12 AM

Own horse exposed Ogden show no fever no facility quarantine Colorado

6/1/2011 11:28:51 AM

I have had several positive horses and euthanized all of them

6/1/2011 2:28:19 AM

It is within 30 miles of our home--we are not going anywhere!! all shows canceled too...poor horses.

6/1/2011 12:19:46 AM

they are fine and out of quarantine after 18 days of twice a day temp checks

5/31/2011 11:50:50 PM

And I sincerely hope it just goes away!

5/31/2011 10:13:04 PM

shows cancelled due to EHV-1 concern

5/31/2011 9:31:39 PM

Death and confirmed cases 120 miles away - too close!

5/31/2011 9:19:44 PM

Closest confirmed cases to my farm are 70 miles away.

5/31/2011 9:18:54 PM

Washington State Veterinarian slow to report which cases are neurologic/fever only which counties.

5/31/2011 8:15:52 PM

few yrs back So Fl was affected

5/31/2011 7:53:14 PM

I live in New Mexico

5/31/2011 7:51:28 PM

one euth. and one in contained area away from other horses. Within five miles of my farm.

5/31/2011 7:27:02 PM

If not contained, every state will have it!

5/31/2011 6:58:43 PM

My vet still recommended a 30 day quarantine

5/31/2011 6:28:42 PM

I'm aware of it and am very cautious, even thought none have been reported here

5/31/2011 6:00:42 PM

we will not travel with our horses or take any other new horses into the farm untill notified that t

5/31/2011 5:43:50 PM

went to a show and a competitor's horse went home sick - mine are ok

5/31/2011 5:42:50 PM

I work at the WSU CVM caring for the infected and exposed horses but maintain a closed isolated herd

5/31/2011 5:21:38 PM

one horse at our barn was at a horse show with suspected cases - quarantined & tested - negative

5/31/2011 5:06:27 PM

So far...but monitoring closely. Live in CT

5/31/2011 5:04:05 PM

alot of internet & media hysteria

5/31/2011 4:56:41 PM

I am very worried that this virus will come to my county and that my horses will get infected.

5/31/2011 4:53:56 PM

Closed barn no one leaves/admitted

5/31/2011 4:53:56 PM

Several hundred miles from us in West Texas

5/31/2011 4:32:27 PM

No cases reported in Santa Clara County, CA

5/31/2011 4:31:34 PM

My cutting horse was at the Ogden Show in May however she was in a different barn.

5/31/2011 4:27:27 PM

Vermont, am I righ;t?

5/31/2011 3:58:07 PM

None in my state but vet says they have had a lot of serious inquiries from people that show.

5/31/2011 3:55:15 PM

we had 2 cases in the stable I board at 2 years ago - only one horse survived.

5/31/2011 3:53:13 PM

None in El Dorado County, CA so far!

5/31/2011 3:51:12 PM

not panicking. just being cautious where I take horses & temping regularly

5/31/2011 3:44:03 PM

The next farm over had a confimed case several years ago but my horses were uneffected

5/31/2011 3:38:37 PM

we've already had confirmed cases of W. Nile in Georgia, but thankfully nothing else (yet)

5/31/2011 3:37:58 PM

My horse is isolated, so I am not too worried as long as the farrier didn't bring it with him.

5/31/2011 3:37:48 PM

Quaratine in Ardmore, OK, 3.5 hours away

5/31/2011 3:18:10 PM

Were in tx so remaining vigilant as it is in neighboring states

5/31/2011 3:17:21 PM

IOWA - (how come you are not reporting? - State Vet said they are confirmed and tied to Utah)

5/31/2011 3:04:54 PM

2006 EHM -NC

5/31/2011 3:03:39 PM

As a farrier this has greatly changed the way I do business

5/31/2011 3:03:25 PM

I personally know several people whose animals competed at Ogden and unknowlingly exposed others

5/31/2011 1:07:47 PM

KS NOT CASES- but they have cancelled a bunch of shows/trail rides

5/31/2011 12:11:03 PM

Everyone should be careful because of the way horses travel from state to state-even trail riders

5/31/2011 10:09:02 AM

I live in Montana and so far there are no confirmied cases reported

5/31/2011 9:36:46 AM

No suspected or confirmed cases in Kentucky yet.

5/31/2011 9:25:25 AM