Outbreak Alert: Strangles in King County Washington

Source: State vet office. Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: UnknownNumber Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityNotes: Some Private vets working with facility on biosecurity. For more information go to Strangles factsheet.     PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s information as it happens. The Northwest Horse Source is not responsible for the content of …

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Outbreak Alert: Strangles in Clallam County Washington

Source: State vet office.   Number Confirmed: 1;Facility Type: Private Facility;Notes: A horse in Clallam County has tested positive for Strangles. Purchased some other horses from an auction. This horse was on property. Working with private vet and under self quarantine measures. For more information about Strangles go to: Strangles …

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Outbreak Alerts: July 9, 2022 – Equine Herpesvirus- Respiratory, Okanogan County, WA

Source: State vet office.   Number Confirmed: 1;Facility Type: Horse Rescue;Notes: Three donkeys purchased and brought home. One died from unknown circumstances. This one only has nasal discharge and temperature and is under private vet care. For more information go to EHV factsheet.     Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on …

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Equine Aqua Therapy – Water Works for Horses!

Swimming and aquatreadmill work take center stage at educational event for owners who prioritize their horses’ peak performance, health and well-being. June 23, 2022, Franklin, Tenn: Haygain’s interest in equine respiratory health prompted staffers to dive into the topic of aquatic exercise for horses recently. The company was honored to participate …

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Outbreak Alerts: June 27, 2022 – Strangles in Spokane County WA

Outbreak Identifier: 5251 Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1;Facility Type: Boarding Facility;Notes: A horse at a boarding facility in Spokane County has tested positive for Strangles. The facility is under a voluntary quarantine and working with private veterinary care. For more information about Strangles go to: Strangles factsheet.  …

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Outbreak Alerts: June 27, 2022 – Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic in San Mateo and Los Angeles Counties, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture San Mateo County – Outbreak Identifier: 5236 Number Confirmed: 6;Number Exposed: 4;Facility Type: Boarding Facility;Gender: Mare; Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/11/2022;Clinical Signs: Transient fever; Confirmation Date: 6/17/2022; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;Notes: Of the 5 new EHV-1 positive cases confirmed, one displayed …

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New AAEP Guidelines for Prevention, Treatment of Equine Bacterial Disease Leptospirosis

Divers T. Leptospirosis. In Sprayberry KA, ed. Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. 7th ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2015:179.

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can cause acute renal failure, in-utero infection and abortion, and equine recurrent uveitis in infected horses. The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to educate practitioners about risk factors, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and other considerations pertaining to …

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Outbreak Alert: June 14, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia Santa Clara and Merced County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1;Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Racing;Confirmation Date: 6/9/2022;Notes: On June 9th, a 4-year-old racing Quarter Horse mare was confirmed positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The mare was temporarily residing in Merced County when she was tested …

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Outbreak Alert: June 8, 2022 – EHV-Neurologic in San Mateo CA

Source: State vet office. Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 7; Gender: Mare; Breed: Holsteiner; Clinical Signs: fever, mild neurological signs; Confirmation Date: 6/6/2022; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; Notes: A 7-year-old Holsteiner mare in San Mateo County displaying fever followed by mild …

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