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Neurologic Herpesvirus Diagnosis In New Jersey

An 18-year-old Standardbred mare in New Jersey was euthanized on December 18 after a positive diagnosis for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM). The mare was housed in Monmouth County; the New Jersey Department of Agriculture reported that the mare’s vaccination history is unknown. Other horses on the premise are under quarantine; temperatures are being taken twice […]

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Two More Horses Test Positive For EHV-1 At Remington; Kentucky’s Ship Ban Remains In Place

Two more horses in the second quarantined barn at Remington Park tested positive for EHV-1 earlier this week, according to an update from the Equine Disease Communication Center. There have been approximately 60 horses quarantined there since Nov. 20. The track had a total of two barns under quarantine for the highly contagious disease. The […]

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Healthy Broodmares Can Shed EHV-1 Vaginally

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has been in the headlines lately as outbreaks have occurred across the country. EHV-1 can cause respiratory infections as well as neurologic disease; it can also cause abortion in pregnant mares. The virus can be difficult to control; adding to the difficulty of curbing the disease, horses can shed the EHV-1 without […]

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Merck Animal Health Equine Biosurveillance Program Delivers Unprecedented 10 Years of Data

Merck Animal Health announces 10 years of key findings from its ongoing Equine Respiratory Biosurveillance Program. Recognized as the largest equine infectious respiratory biosurveillance study ever compiled and comprising one of the largest collections of equine influenza isolates in the United States, the program has provided new information on the major infectious respiratory disease threats […]

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Updated: Horse Stabled At Golden Gate Fields Diagnosed With Neurotropic Equine Herpesvirus

A racehorse stabled at Golden Gate Fields has been diagnosed with the neurotropic strain of EHV-1 (equine herpesvirus), according to California Horse Racing Board officials. The horse died over the weekend after experiencing neurological symptoms. According to an update Tuesday evening from the CHRB, one barn has been placed under quarantine with enhanced biosecurity measures […]

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Report: New York, Maryland, Charles Town Refuse Parx Horses After Positive EHV Test

According to the Daily Racing Form’s Jim Dunleavy, several mid-Atlantic tracks have scratched entries from Parx shippers after a horse there tested positive for the non-neurological strain of equine herpesvirus. There is no state quarantine in place at the facility currently and racetrack personnel say everything there is business as usual. Dunleavy reports the state […]

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Eastern France Suffering Large-Scale Outbreak Of Equine Herpesvirus

Nearly 200 horses have been affected by an equine herpesvirus outbreak in eastern France, reports¬†horsetalk.co.nz. Beginning in January of 2018, a total of 22 properties have been listed as affected, primarily among sport horses. Some trotting horses, Thoroughbreds and breeding stock have also been affected. French monitoring agency RESPE triggered a crisis team on April […]

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Texas Horse Tests Positive For Wild-Type EHV

A Texas horse tested positive for the wild type of Equine Herpes Virus, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has reported. Oklahoma horse owners, managers and veterinarians are urged to stay alert as the horse competed at the Better Barrel Races World Finals in Oklahoma City on April 26 through 29 before attending […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale: Audible Makes Noise On Derby Trail

The Paulick Report once again offers a special print publication for Wednesday’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale, which takes place at 3 p.m. in the Hallandale, Fla. track’s paddock. In this edition of the PR Special, learn more about Florida Derby leading contender Audible, a $500,000 purchase at this sale a year ago. Frank Mitchell turns his […]

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Kentucky EHV Update: Barn 3 At Thoroughbred Center Released From Quarantine

E.S. “Rusty” Ford, equine operations consultant for the Office of the State Veterinarian in Kentucky, issued the following update on equine herpesvirus: Results of testing on the samples collected from each of the horses in Barn 3 at The Thoroughbred Center in Lexington, Ky., have been reported negative.¬† In addition to the testing that has […]

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