Outbreak Alert: June 2, 2022 – EHV-1 Neurologic in San Mateo County, CA

Source: CDFA Number Confirmed: 1; Exposed: 300 Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Age: 19; Gender: Mare; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Onset of Clinical Signs: 5/28/2022; Clinical Signs: Fever, limb edema, ataxia, recumbency.; Confirmation Date: 6/2/2022; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; Notes: Additional information available at https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/Animal_Health/equine_herpes_virus.html; For more information go to EHM factsheet.

Outbreak Alert: June 2, 2022 – Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in Clackamas County, Oregon

Source: Oregon Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Ranch; Notes: A horse from Clackamas County recently tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1). After exhibiting neurologic symptoms, the owners called a private veterinarian to examine the animal and collect a sample for testing. Unfortunately, the horse was later humanely euthanized—a …

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Outbreak Alert: May 25, 2022 – Strangles in Pierce County, WA

Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 20; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Notes: A horse at a boarding facility in Pierce County has tested positive for Strangles. The facility is under a voluntary quarantine and under private vet care. For more information about Strangles go to: Strangles factsheet. Equine …

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Outbreak Alert: May 17, 2022 – Equine Herpesvirus-Neurologic in Deschutes County, OR

Source: Oregon Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 2; Clinical Signs: Neurologic signs; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown; Notes: A horse from Deschutes County tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) on May 4, 2022. The horse had recently attended the Oregon Horse Center at the Prairie Arena in Eugene …

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Outbreak Alert: May 5, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia in Riverside and Tualre County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 61; Age: 3; Gender: Stallion; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Confirmation Date: 5/2/2022; Horse Status: Euthanized; Notes: On May 2, 2022, a 3-year-old Quarter Horse stallion was confirmed positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) while residing in Riverside county. …

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Forest Services Reminds Visitors Use Good Judgment Ahead of Fire Season

California wildfire with glowing orange smoke in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Photo by Ross Stone Photography

With much of California in drought conditions, please remember that any accidental spark while visiting California’s national forests could escalate into a wildfire. Unsafe recreational shooting practices, unattended campfires, and sparks from a loose chain on a vehicle are just a few of the causes for hundreds of wildfires that …

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Ukraine Equestrian Relief Flair(R) Strip

Achieve Equine, makers of FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips, just released a limited-edition FLAIR Strip to support Ukraine Equestrian Relief Efforts. The Ukraine Equestrian Relief FLAIR Strip is available exclusively at flairstrips.com.  In partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), Achieve Equine will donate 100% of the proceeds from sales …

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