Outbreak Alerts: February 08, 2024 – Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic, Spokane County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source WSDA Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: 5 Number Exposed: 27Number Euthanized: 3Facility Type: Private FacilityComments: On 1/26/2024 a mare was presented to a private veterinary clinic where it was diagnosed with pleuropneumonia and euthanized due to a poor prognosis and financial constraints. On January 31st a mare aborted without showing other signs of …

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Outbreak Alerts: February 07, 2024 – Equine Herpesvirus- Respiratory, Benton County, OR

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: Attending Veterinarian Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 2 Number Exposed: 55 Facility Type: Training Facility  Horse 1: Age: 6Gender: GeldingBreed: Thoroughbred (TB)Usage: EventingOnset of Clinical Signs: 2/3/2024Clinical Signs: CoughingConfirmation Date: 2/5/2024Horse Status: Affected And AliveVaccination Status: Unvaccinated Horse 2: Age: 9Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Usage: Pleasure RidingOnset of Clinical Signs: 2/3/2024Clinical Signs: DiarrheaConfirmation Date: 2/5/2024Horse Status: Affected And AliveVaccination Status: Vaccinated Comments: The only sign noted in horse 2 was diarrhea, which was …

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Supplement Science Masterclass with Massie Equine

Massie Equine Veterinary Clinic & Healing Center dispels the myths about equine supplementation by presenting the science of equine nutrition and wellness! Dr. Massie will share what your horse really needs and which supplements may benefit or harm them at each stage of life. Join us in person at our …

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Gain New Leads Through Our Membership Program

NWHS Member Benefit Program Offers Big Benefits for Program Sponsors! Targeting the right market is one of the biggest concerns for business owners. We’ve helped solve this problem with our Member Benefits Program. By offering a coupon discount on select products and services to our membership, you get access to …

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Equine Wellness – Know Your Horse’s “Normal”: Part 2

By Meriel Moore-Colyer for Haygain How to Take, Measure and Track Key Vital Signs Maintaining good health in our horses is every owner’s responsibility. Avoiding performance-limiting viruses, preventing the development of more serious diseases, and ensuring your horse is content and living as natural a life as possible should be everyone’s …

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Outbreak Alerts: December 19, 2023 💥Situation Report💥 Vesicular Stomatitis in Multiple Counties in CA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Outbreak Update Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 2Number Suspected: 1Number Exposed: Unknown Comments: VSV Situation Report 12/19/2023.  Since the last situation report (12/12/2023), there have been 3 new VSV-affected premises identified (2 confirmed positive, 1 suspect) in California, including 2 new affected counties, Placer County and San Joaquin County. All …

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New and Noteworthy: The Sturdy Horse

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Peaches in July 6th 2023 when just beginning Sturdy Horse products and her new feed regimen. Photo provided by Monte Robertson.

Head to Hoof® Products Help Senior Horse Regain Health The Sturdy Horse, located in Del Norte, Colorado, researches, develops, and manufactures products made from hemp seeds that help humans, horses, and pets.  One horse, Peaches, a 29-year-old Quarter Horse with extreme malnutrition due to negligence, was checked over by a …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 28, 2023 💥Situation Report💥 Vesicular Stomatitis in Multiple Counties in CA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Source: USDA Number Confirmed: 3 Number Suspected: 6Number Exposed: Unknown Comments: VSV Situation Report 11/28/2023: Since the last situation report (11/16/2023), there have been 9 new VSV-affected premises identified (3 confirmed positive, 6 suspect) in California, including a new affected county, Merced County. All confirmed cases to date have been …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 16, 2023 Strangles in Los Angeles County, CA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: Attending veterinarian Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 19Gender: GeldingBreed: ZangersheideUsage: JumpingOnset of Clinical Signs: 11/12/2023Clinical Signs: FeverConfirmation Date: 11/15/2023Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Vaccinated For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and …

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Equine Wellness – Know Your Horse’s “Normal”: Part 1

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How to Take, Measure and Track Key Vital Signs By Meriel Moore-Colyer for Haygain Maintaining good health in our horses is every owner’s responsibility. Avoiding performance-limiting viruses, preventing the development of more serious diseases, and ensuring your horse is content and living as natural a life as possible should be everyone’s …

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