Equine Industry News

EDCC Reports New EHV-1 Case at Fair Grounds Racetrack
On January 13, 2017, a new case of EHV-1 in Barn 45 at the Fair Grounds racetrack was moved to isolation... Read More
EDCC Reports Additional Strangles Premises in Florida
On January 14, one premise in Alachua County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs consistent with strangles. The clinical horse was purchased from another farm also currently under strangles quarantine... Read More
EDCC Report on EHV-1 Fair Grounds, Louisiana, Outbreak Update
On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, two suspect horses that had previously tested negative for EHV-1 on both nasal and blood samples retested positive for EHV1 non-neuropathogenic strain at the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab... Read More
EDCC Reports Strangles in Union County, Florida
On January 13, one premise in Union County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive for three of the 13 horses on the property. All three horses had recently performed at a roping event in Trenton, Florida... Read More
KY State Veterinarians Office Updates Separate EHV-1 Outbreaks in Kentucky
Editor's note: Rusty Ford, Equine Programs Manager for the Kentucky State Veterinarian's office, provided the following update on Jan. 13, 2017, on the EHV-1 problems in Kentucky. Read More
Live Oak County Fever Tick Update
Since the first detection of fever ticks on a Live Oak County premises in late November 2016, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has confirmed seven additional infested premises in the county.... Read More
EDCC Reports EIA in Illinois
The Illinois State Veterinarian’s Office received positive EIA test results from a horse stabled in Northeast Illinois in mid-November. Prior to the results being returned, the horse was removed from the premises and has been lost to follow-up... Read More
Second Kentucky Premises Under Herpesvirus Quarantine
A horse residing on a second premises in Oldham County, Kentucky, tested positive for EHV1 (wild strain), following development of a fever on 1/9. There have been no neurologic abnormalities seen, but the premises has been quarantined. Read More
EDCC Reports Kentucky Herpesvirus Outbreak Update
Results of testing for the EHV-1 outbreak initially reported on 1/7/17 in Oldham County, Kentucky, identified two additional horses positive for EHV-1. Read More
Statement from James L. Gagliano, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Jockey Club
"The Jockey Club applauds Breeders' Cup Ltd. for its strong stance against anabolic steroids in Thoroughbred racing and training and fully supports measures that will help eliminate... Read More
EDCC Reports on Fair Grounds Herpesvirus Outbreak Update
On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, two horses already under quarantine in barn #36 at the Fair Grounds racetrack developed fevers... Read More
EDCC Reports Equine Strangles in Florida
On January 6, one premise in Marion County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive. Clinical signs began January 2... Read More
Positive EHV-1 Horses in Kentucky
The following information on multiple EHV-1 cases in Kentucky horses was sent from the Kentucky State Veterinarian's office... Read More
Pellegrini, Co-Founder of Freedom Health LLC, Dead at 52
Company’s former VP of Veterinary Medicine had published groundbreaking research on prevalence of colonic ulceration in horses. Read More
Freedom Health LLC Launches New Websites for SUCCEED Products
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