Outbreak Alert – June 28, 2021: West Nile Virus in Fresno County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/18/2021; Clinical Signs: Afebrile, Ataxia, lethargy, proprioceptive deficits in hind end; Confirmation Date: 6/28/2021; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: For …

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Get ready for some EMM action

The virtual Kentucky Extreme Mustang Makeover is just a few weeks away!  Catch the action online starting June 23 as horses compete virtually for more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. Watch videos of each class, find results as soon as they’re announced, and see who’s crowned the 2021 virtual Kentucky Extreme Mustang Makeover …

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Outbreak Alert: June 7, 2021 – Equine Influenza in Clark County, WA; Strangles in Spokane County, WA; Rabies in Adams County, CO

Equine Influenza in Clark County, WA Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: A horse at a private facility in Clark County has tested positive for Equine Influenza. The owner is working with the veterinarian and the property is under a voluntary quarantine. For …

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Lily Richardson – Oklahoma State University Bound – Quarter Horse Competitor Aims for a NCEA Team

Photo by Jeni Jo Photography

The Northwest Horse Source is celebrating youth in action. Our newest column will feature and celebrate young equine enthusiasts from all over the Northwest who inspire, uplift, or just have fun with horses. The future of the horse industry depends on youth participation. We look forward to sharing their stories and adventures! …

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Bring Back the Print?

Multiple Inquiries Bring Back Possibilities In December we made a quick decision to drop the print publication. In retrospect I realized that we didn’t give our readers much time to decide whether they wanted to have the magazine delivered to their doorstep each month. We needed 2200 subscribers at $5/month …

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Cavallo Hoof Boots Q&A: Help for Abscesses

Q: My horse has an abscess that just isn’t healing well. Our veterinarian has helped to treat the hoof, but I would love your tips to see what has worked well for others. How have other horse owners worked with veterinarians and pros to successfully heal abscesses?  Cavallo President Carole Herder …

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Outbreak Alert: May 26, 2021 – Potomac Horse Fever in Thurston County, WA

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Age: 20; Gender: Mare; Breed: Dutch Warmblood Cross; Onset of Clinical Signs: 5/16/2021; Clinical Signs: anorexia, diarrhea, lethargy; Confirmation Date: 5/20/2021; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: None;   All information is sourced from http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks NW Horse SourceThe Northwest …

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