Equine Industry News

Multiple Reports of Strangles and EHV-4 in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) began receiving accounts of horses exposed to equine herpesvirus type-4 (EHV-4) and Streptococcus equi... Read More
Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed in Texas Horse
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to equine herpesvirus type 1, in a Denton County barrel racing horse on... Read More
USEF Agrees to Grant Farmer/Glefke Rehearing Request
The United States Equestrian Federation Hearing Committee has granted a request for a rehearing in the case against Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke for the presence of GABA in the horse... Read More
Early Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Anticipated for Central Kentucky
It is likely eastern tent caterpillars will begin to hatch soon, according to Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment extension entomologist. Read More
Zoetis Announces Recipient of Equine Charity Sweepstakes Donation
New Start receives a $5,000 donation from Zoetis following nomination by Dr. David Marshall... Read More
NAHMS Survey Report on the Equine Industry Summary
Do you ever wonder what the distribution of horse breeds, age, and use is currently in the USA as well as the likelihood of owners providing preventive health procedures? The latest (2015) National... Read More
CareCredit to Acquire Citi Health Card Portfolio
CareCredit, a leading provider of promotional financing for healthcare, has signed an agreement with Citibank, N.A. to acquire the Citi Health Card portfolio, further expanding its healthcare... Read More
California EHM Case Recovering
The confirmed quarantined equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) case in San Diego County is recovering. CDFA continues to monitor the situation. CDFA is aware of equine herpesvirus type 1(EHV) circulating in horses previously stabled in Tent 21... Read More
EDCC Reports Two Cases EHM Referred to Ontario Vet College
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1). Read More
EDCC Reports 11th Strangles Case in Florida
On February 16, one premise in Hardee County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for strangles... Read More
Save the Date for the AHC's Annual Meeting & National Issues Forum
Where can you find people involved in every segment of the equine world working together to advance our industry? How can you find out what projects and initiatives are being worked on in... Read More
EDCC Reports HITS Thermal CA Show Horse Positive for Neurologic EHV-1
A 10-year-old Warmblood gelding at the HITS show in Thermal, California, was displaying neurologic signs and tested positive for EHV-1. Read More
UK Vet Diagnostic Lab Now Offering IFAT Testing for EPM
UKVDL is now offering a test for EPM developed by UC-Davis—Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Test (IFAT)—to assist with the diagnosis of EPM. Read More
EDCC Reports Michigan EHV-1 Case Recovering
On February 8, 2017, a horse from a small stable in Ingham County, Michigan, was diagnosed with EHV-1. The horse had only mild clinical signs... Read More
Turfway Park in Kentucky Released from EHV-1 Quarantine
Results of testing from the population of horses in the quarantined barn at Turfway Park have been reported, and with it having been greater than 14 days... Read More

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