VICTOR “THE PREDICTOR” COZZETTI PASSES AWAY

Vic Cozzetti

AUBURN, Wash. (Oct. 31) – Vic Cozzetti, a staple in Washington racing for over five decades, passed away Sunday in a Puyallup assisted living facility at age 93. Cozzetti was a fixture in the press box at Longacres and Emerald Downs—where he was known as “Victor the Predictor”—and involved in …

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Outbreak Alerts: Oct 27, 2022 West Nile Virus in Los Angeles County, CA

Potomac Horse Fever

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1 Age: 15 Gender: Gelding Breed: Paint Onset of Clinical Signs: 10/2/2022 Clinical Signs: Colic and fever 10/2; ataxia and weakness in all 4 legs starting 10/3 Confirmation Date: 10/26/2022 Horse Status: Euthanized Vaccination Status: Status Unknown Comments: On October 26, 2022, a 15-year-old Paint gelding …

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AgriLife Extension offers education for horse breeding industry

AgriLife Extension

Featured Photo Caption: Chelsie Huseman, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horse specialist, and Krissy Schroeder, equine facility manager and breeding manager at Texas A&M, demonstrate the artificial insemination of a mare during the 2021 Equine Reproductive Management Short Course. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie) Online programs help ensure …

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Outbreak Alert: October 21, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia in Yakima County, WA

Potomac Horse Fever

Source: WSDA Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 2 Number Exposed: 5 Facility Type: Private Facility Age: 7 Gender: Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse (QH) Age: 8 Gender: Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse (QH) Comments: On October 19th, two racing Quarter Horse geldings, a 7-year-old, and an 8-year-old, were confirmed positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The two geldings reside at …

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Outbreak Alerts: Oct 24, 2022 West Nile Virus in Kings County, CA

Potomac Horse Fever

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1 Age: Suckling Foal Gender: Colt Breed: Quarter Horse (QH) Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/23/2022 Clinical Signs: down, paddling Confirmation Date: 10/21/2022 Horse Status: Deceased Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated Comments: On October 21, 2022, a 6-month-old unvaccinated Quarter Horse colt in Kings County, displaying acute neurological signs, …

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