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Outbreak Alert: February 23, 2021 – Strangles in Snohomish County, WA

Source: State Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 2; Facility Type: Private Facility; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: A horse at a private facility in Snohomish County has tested positive for Strangles. The horse had traveled recently and the owner is following biosecurity recommendations and the facility is quarantining.   All …

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Action Alert: SB 5452 – Ebikes on non-motorized state lands

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This bill would mandate that state land managers allow class 1 ebikes where the nonmotorized trail or road is open to bicycles. This bill would mandate that state land managers consider class 1 ebikes as a nonmotorized vehicle as bicycles are. This bill would mandate that the state land manager …

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Outbreak Alert: February 18, 2021: Equine Infectious Anemia Riverside County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 62; Facility Type: Training Facility; Age: 5; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Notes: On February 17, 2021, a 5-year-old Quarter Horse mare was confirmed positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The …

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Outbreak Alert: February 10, 2021: Equine Herpesvirus-Respiratory & Equine Influenza in Kitsap County, WA

February 10, 2021: Equine Herpesvirus-Respiratory in Kitsap County, WA Source: State Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 1; Number Exposed: 2; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Notes: A horse at a boarding facility in Kitsap County has tested positive for EHV-1 and Equine Influenza. The positive horse had a stall mate …

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Wild Horses for one dollar and transport assistance creates value for trainers

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After more than three adoption attempts for every horse available at the USDA Forest Service Double Devil Wild Horse Corrals and 30 days or more of being offered for sale with limitations at $25, all Devil’s Garden Horses remaining available through the Forest Service are one dollar beginning Feb. 9, …

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Outbreak Alert: February 5, 2021: Strangles – Snohomish, WA

Source: State Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 2; Number Exposed: 6; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: The owner and attending veterinarian have enacted a voluntary quarantine and biosecurity measures. All information is sourced from http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks NW Horse SourceThe Northwest Horse Source is an independently owned and operated print and online magazine …

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Outbreak Alert: February 4, 2021, Equine Influenza – Kitsap County, WA

Source: State Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 2; Number Exposed: 25; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Notes: The attending veterinarian and owner are placing the facility in voluntary quarantine. All information is sourced from http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks NW Horse SourceThe Northwest Horse Source is an independently owned and operated print and online magazine …

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