Other Infectious Diseases


UK Gluck Center to Host Immunology Symposium in November

September 25, 2015

This symposium will focus on the immune system's role in equine diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites.... Read More


French Researchers Work to Improve Horse Health, Welfare

September 07, 2015

The Hippolia Foundation unites equine research groups for better progress, improved funding opportunities, and more.... Read More


Separate Salmonella Shedders for Safety

August 23, 2015

Scientists examined the effects of Salmonella shedding on previously hospitalized horses and their stablemates.... Read More


Do Donkeys Pose a Disease Threat to Horses at Events?

August 17, 2015

Researchers found no evidence that donkeys pose more of a disease threat than horses at mixed-equine events.... Read More


How to Set Up a Disease Isolation Unit on Your Farm

August 11, 2015

An effective isolation area can help contain an infectious disease outbreak. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

Aerial shots of the Olympic equestrian center at Deodoro taken at the beginning of July, prior to completion of the venue in time for the test event—the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials—which get underway on Aug. 6.


Glanders Detected at 2016 Olympic Equestrian Facilities

August 04, 2015

A horse at the site tested positive in April, but officials say the diagnosis isn't necessarily cause for concern.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More


Working Equids: The Impact of Infectious Disease

July 26, 2015

Despite the enormous positive impact of these horses and donkeys, their health isn't always a top priority for owners.... Read More


UKVDL Part of Larger Animal Health Monitoring Network

May 28, 2015

The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is in-the-know on animal diseases, including equine ones, around the state and country.... Read More


Murray Valley Encephalitis in Horses: What We Know

April 19, 2015

Learn about this uncommon, but often deadly, virus and its impact on infected horses in Australia.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.


The Aftermath of Vesicular Stomatitis

April 14, 2015

The large-scale VS outbreak in 2014 caused extended quarantines and transportation headaches for horse owners.... Read More


Re-emergent Equine Diseases

April 11, 2015

Early recognition of emerging and re-emerging diseases is of paramount importance if their impact is to be minimized.... Read More


Equine Canada, Government Developing Biosecurity Standard

April 07, 2015

The farm-level biosecurity standard is designed to help protect Canada's equine industry from animal diseases.... Read More


USDA to Begin Equine Study This Spring

April 06, 2015

The study's results will serve as a basis for education and research related to equine health and management, and more. ... Read More


Vets in Australia Support New Biosecurity Bills

April 04, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen control measures to better manage the risk of diseases entering Australia.... Read More


Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

March 27, 2015

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas.... Read More


Emerging Equine Diseases: What You Should Know

March 23, 2015

Learn about emergent diseases and what steps we can take to help stop illnesses' spread into unaffected countries.... Read More


Preventing Disease Spread: Don't Forget About Farriers

March 03, 2015

Farriers should practice smart biosecurity to prevent potential equine disease spread among properties.... Read More


EDCC Raising Funds to Begin Operations

February 04, 2015

Officials are seeking donations to help launch and fund the new Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC).... Read More


Interpreting Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays

January 05, 2015

Learn about polymerase chain reaction assays, how they work, and how veterinarians interpret their results.... Read More


LSU Vets Successfully Treat Equine Coronavirus Case

December 15, 2014

Vets at Louisiana State University (LSU) have treated the first case of equine coronavirus reported in Louisiana.... Read More


How Blood Donations can Save Horses' Lives

December 04, 2014

Find out when veterinarians might employ blood transfusions, and how blood is collected from donor horses.... Read More


Louisiana Horse Owners: Watch for Signs of Coronavirus

December 03, 2014

Veterinarians at Louisiana State University have diagnosed a Port Allen, Louisiana, horse with enteric coronavirus.... Read More


Understanding Coronavirus

November 26, 2014

Recently gastrointestinal illness associated with equine coronavirus has been seen in adult horses.... Read More


Has Horsepox Gone Extinct?

November 25, 2014

After studying horsepox's impact on a smallpox vaccine, one scientist says the disease appears to be extinct.... Read More