equine herpesvirus

New Mexico Racing Commission, Delta Downs Ban Remington Park Horses After EHV-1 Case

The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC), with the full support of the State Veterinarian of the New Mexico Livestock Board, ordered Zia Park and the Downs at Albuquerque to close their barn areas to horses originating from Remington Park in Oklahoma. A horse was stabled at Remington Park was confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) […]

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Horse Tests Positive For EHV-1 At Remington Park, Barn Under Quarantine

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has received laboratory results from Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory that confirm one horse stabled at Remington Park has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1, or EHV-1. “ODAFF was informed last night of a positive EHV-1 test sample from a horse at Remington Park,” said Dr. Michael Herrin, […]

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Canadian Biosurveillance Program Launched To Promote Equine Welfare

Merck Animal Health has launched an Equine Biosurveillance Pilot Program in Canada designed to help equine clinics with diagnosis of common equine respiratory diseases. The program will also collect epidemiological information on the main respiratory pathogens across Canada. This information can then be disseminated to the equine industry to promote knowledge of the ever-evolving nature […]

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EHV-1 Confirmed On Pennsylvania Farm; Presque Isle Mum On Quarantine Status

Jonathan Sheppard’s Ashwell Stables in West Grove, Pa., has been placed under quarantine after a steeplechaser there fell ill and died from the neurological strain of EHV-1. Sheppard said the horse, Out the Back Jack, showed symptoms for several days before his death on Sunday. “He was a rather likable horse and a bit of […]

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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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Pollen: Paving The Way For EHV-1 Infection

Equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) could be driven by pollen, new research suggests. Well-known for its ability to trigger allergies and asthma, little is known about how pollen interacts with respiratory membranes. Pollens release proteins and allergens when they come into contact with moisture in the respiratory tract of animals and people. The proteins include […]

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Equine Infectious Disease Outbreaks: How Can They Be Controlled?

Equine influenza has been at the forefront of many horse owner’s minds as it cancelled Thoroughbred racing in England earlier in February. One of the main causes for concern over this flu outbreak was that horses that had been previously vaccinated for the virus were still becoming sick. A highly contagious disease, equine flu is […]

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Three Horses With Equine Influenza At World Equestrian Center In Ohio

The World Equestrian Center management has been made aware by horse show veterinarian Dr. Holly Helbig that three horses at the facility have tested positive for the Equine Influenza Virus. After a full respiratory panel, all three horses have tested NEGATIVE for Streptococcus equi (Strangles) and NEGATIVE for EHV-1 and EHV-4 (Equine Herpesvirus). When the horses in question demonstrated […]

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EHV-1: Kentucky To Release Temporary Restrictions On Parx Shippers Feb. 10

On January 11, several Mid-Atlantic tracks scratched shippers from Parx after a horse there tested for the non-neurological strain of equine herpesvirus. The animal’s illness and associated diagnostics provided evidence that transmissible EHV-1 was prevalent on the backside and within the barn at the time the horse was removed January 8. There was no state […]

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