New Papillomavirus Found In Australian Thoroughbred Stallion

A 12-year-old Australian Thoroughbred stallion that had a 1-centimeter wide wart-like lesion on his penis was diagnosed with a newly identified equine papillomavirus. Veterinarians were called when the stallion had pain upon breeding. The stallion’s semen was tested and it was determined that he had the Equus caballus papillomavirus 9 (EcPV9). Australian researchers mapped the […]

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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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Recently Imported Warmblood Tests Positive For EHV-1 In Kentucky

A Warmblood mare being quarantined in Kentucky has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EVH-1), according to the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC). According to reports, the Kentucky Office of the State Veterinarian was contacted on Monday, February 26 that a Warmblood mare recently imported through the USDA’s New York Animal Import Center and residing at […]

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