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November 25, 2020 – Equine Influenza in Pierce County, WA

Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 4; Notes: A horse in Pierce County has tested positive for equine influenza. For more information about Equine Influenza go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EquineInfluenza_FINAL-Cobranded.pdf;   All information is sourced from  http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks

November 24, 2020 – Equine Influenza in Pierce County, WA

Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 2; Number Suspected: 2; Number Exposed: 5; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Notes: A boarding facility in Pierce County is under a voluntary after two horses has tested positive for equine influenza. The owner and private vet are currently monitoring the situation. For …

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Black Beauty Reimagined

AHP Interview with Ashley Avis, Director of Black Beauty Images courtesy of Disney Who doesn’t love a good horse movie? This movie captured my heart from the beginning. I was pleased to see it has appeal for a mature audience as well as children. The movie’s director, Ashley Avis, wanted …

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November 20, 2020 – Pigeon Fever in Pierce County, WA

Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: A horse at a private facility in Pierce County has tested positive for Pigeon Fever. For more information about Pigeon Fever go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/PIGEON%20FEVER_Finals.pdf;   All information is sourced from  http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks

Giving TrailsDay 2020

December 1, 2020 Click Here to add us to your calendar! Why Back Country Horsemen of America?   Spread the word! Encourage your friends and family to join you in creating a real impact on December 1st by sharing what our mission means to you and why you support our …

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November 19, 2020 – Strangles in Clackamas County, OR

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 5; Age: 5; Gender: Mare; Breed: Paint; Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/9/2020;  Clinical Signs: Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: 11/10/2020; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Undervaccinated; Notes: A facility in Clackamas County is under a voluntary quarantine after a horse has tested positive …

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November 19, 2020 – Equine Herpesvirus-Neurologic in Los Angeles County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 66; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Age: 14; Gender: Gelding; Breed: American Saddlebred; Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/13/2020; Clinical Signs: Afebrile, Urine Dribbling, Unable to Evacuate bladder; Confirmation Date: 11/18/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; Notes: Facility quarantine only. For more information about EHM go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet-EHM_Update%20Cobranded%20.pdf All information …

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November 19, 2020 – West Nile Virus in Solano County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Age: 11; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 10/16/2020; Clinical Signs: Mild Weakness in hind end; Confirmation Date: 10/23/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: For more information on …

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BCHW Trail Support Challenge (Give $20 between Now & Dec 1st)

Between now and December 1, 2020, Back Country Horsemen of Washington will be participating in Giving Trails Day. We are challenging you to support our Washington trails and become a trail warrior by giving $20! 2020 has been a difficult and unpredictable year.  Our fund raising efforts that would normally have happened …

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