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Looking back at the infectious disease alerts for 2013 – Biosecurity is now a well-known word in every horse owners’ vocabulary! Six horses were confirmed with EHV-1 at a Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) competition in Ocala. their backs or on their faces. ESP is asking all equestrians, especially those stabling off PBIEC property, to enact biosecurity protocols and be proactive and responsible for their horses, including daily temperature charts. The commission said that as of Wednesday there have been five confirmed cases of EHV-1. Read more… “Right now, seven horses that left prior to the HITS show grounds quarantine are currently quarantined in New Orleans and are being monitored by a veterinarian.

has reported the finding of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS), in the State of Texas May 30, 2014 — Therefore, as in previous outbreaks, the restrictions which will be applied shortly are:  Read more… March 27, 2014 — There has been a report of EHV-1 in a 5 year old thoroughbred filly residing in Barn 10 at Woodbine Racetrack. The horse showed neurological signs on Thursday March 13 but did not have a fever. Health certificates reporting the horse’s temperature and that there was no potential exposure to the quarantined facility will be required for animals leaving Dona Ana County, New Mexico. In light of this recent disease outbreak, theKentucky State Veterinarians Office encourages exhibitors to take extra caution to protect their horses from EHV-1 and other communicable disease. 13, 2013 — Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today issued a strict quarantine order at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Bucks County, after a horse stabled at the track tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus, Type 1. Read more…

Equine herpesvirus-1 and -4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4) related diseases were recorded in France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Switzerland, Britain, and the US. Avian Bornavirus (ABV) was recently found to cause proventricular dilatation disease in psittacine and other avian species, increasing the host spectrum and spread of these intriguing viruses [1-3]. OMAF has become aware of two cases of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) in Ontario as of early August 2013. It will mark the sixth time Vegas has staged the finals. Read more… Residents are being advised to cover-up and reduce mosquito breeding sites after a group of the blood sucking insects tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Oakville last week. Read more…

Canada’s import requirements regarding semen and mares returning from the United States will remain unchanged for 2013 until one year after the United States Department of Agriculture has declared the United States to be Contagious Equine Metritis free (CEM). February 28, 2013 — There is still only one confirmed nEHV-1 case at HITS Ocala, FL, and the horse was isolated at that time and is still recovering and in stable condition at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, FL. On the evening of Feb. 26, 2013, a horse who had shown on the HITS Post Time Farm show grounds in Ocala tested positive for EHV-1 (not the neurological strain). As a result of another case of EHV-1, the entire HITS Ocala show grounds are under quarantine as of the afternoon of Feb. 27, but the horse show continues to run as usual. Identification of a major immunogenic region of equine herpesvirus-1 glycoprotein E and its application to enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
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February 28, 2013 — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in a horse in the province of Quebec. This is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV 1). Outbreaks of nEHV-1 are contagious and have a significant risk of mortality. The full article can be read here. February 26, 2013 — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in a horse at the HITS show grounds in Ocala, Florida. It has been confirmed that it is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (nEVH-1). Outbreaks of nEHV-1 are contagious and have a high risk of mortality.

The full article can be read here. February 5, 2013 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that the Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) outbreak in New Mexico has been resolved, and that all restrictions governing  horses entering Canada from that state have been lifted. The Division combines a Bureau of Diagnostic Laboratories and Bureau of Animal Di…freshfromflorida.comPalm Beach Ponies heeft 7 nieuwe foto’s toegevoegd.15 april 2014 · Dont Tell Daddy offered for sale top of the line small +4Palm Beach Ponies heeft een bericht gedeeld.10 december 2013 · +2Sarah Hyers heeft 6 nieuwe foto’s toegevoegd — enthousiast.10 december 2013 · Happy Holidays Palm Beach Ponies heeft het album van Staffordshire Equestrian Center Inc gedeeld.10 december 2013 · +6Staffordshire Equestrian Center Inc heeft 9 nieuwe foto’s toegevoegd aan het album Stalls Available 561-445-3946 — bij Staffordshire Equestrian Center Inc.19 februari 2013 · Stalls Available 561-445-3946 Palm Beach Ponies heeft een link gedeeld.6 maart 2013 · Division of Animal Industry – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesThe Division of Animal Industry is responsible for enforcing animal health regulations in Florida and protecting the state from animal pests and diseases, which could have major economic and public health consequences. August 16, 2012 — Equine health website, TheHorse.com has published an article regarding the Equine Infectious Anemia outbreak in Western Canada. This fun and useful guide will help everyone learn how to manage the chaos of a working ranch. The cases are confined to Western Canadian provinces. The full article can be read here.

August 10, 2012—The National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council (NFAHW) is conducting a survey on Anticipation and Agri-Intelligence. Agri-intelligence is a tool used by governments and industry to inform strategic decision making, and information gained in this survey will assist the NFAHW in developing advice on agri-intelligence and anticipation. August 8, 2012—  A horse tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in Las Animas County, Colorado on August 2, 2012. Vesicular Stomatitis is a reportable disease as per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), meaning that horse owners must immediately report the presence of any horse suspected of being affected by the disease. The disease causes blister-like lesions to be formed on the inside of the mouth, nose and hooves, alongside flu like symptoms and anorexia. Man, was I in for a surprise! August 8, 2012—West Nile Virus (WNV) Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) are viruses that can cause fatal neurologic disease in horses.

The viruses are carried in the bird population and spread by mosquitoes. For more information on how to be a part of this year’s exciting calendar of events, contact Lisa Engel at 908.310.6248 or email her at classicsponsorship@gmail.com. August 8, 2012 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has released an update on infectious equine diseases in Canada for the 2nd quarter 2012. The report outlines the biosecurity measures in place relating to the reporting and eradication of infectious equine diseases in Canada. Read More… May 16, 2012—A horse in Douglas County, Colorado, United States, has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1, according to a statement from the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), and the facility at which the horse resided has been placed under quarantine. Read More…

May 16, 2012—The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) of the United States has received reports of suspected cases of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) infection in horses that participated in a recent trail ride in Tennessee. Six to eightsuspected cases of the neurological form of EHV-1 have been reported to the state veterinarian’s office. Horses are being treated, isolated and monitored by their attending veterinarian. Read More… February 1, 2012 — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) has been confirmed in horses in Southern Ontario and California. Read More…

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