Outbreak Alert: Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic in Merced County, CA

Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Source: State vet office. Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 28Facility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 8Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/8/2022Clinical Signs: fever, ataxia, trouble urinatingConfirmation Date: 8/10/2022Horse Status: Affected And Alive Comments: A 8-year-old Quarter Horse gelding originating in Merced county displaying respiratory and neurological …

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HOOF ABSCESSES EXPLAINED

hoof abscesses
A simplified view of the equine hoof to help visualize the structures involved in this process. Photo Credit: AAEP

Sooner or later, nearly all horse owners will deal with a hoof abscess. But what does “hoof abscess” actually mean? Although most commonly seen during the wet winter and spring months, hoof abscesses can plague horses year-round and usually occur when debris and bacteria enter the foot through hoof cracks …

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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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