The Kentucky State Veterinarian has lifted EHV-1 restrictions on Thoroughbred racehorses from Laurel and Pimlico racetracks in Maryland.
A 3-year-old Thoroughbred filly in Woodford County, Kentucky, has tested positive for the neuropathogenic strain of EHV-1.
In late November 2020, Dr. Katie Flynn was named the State Veterinarian for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
These recommendations from the Kentucky State Veterinarian's office can help anyone on a breeding farm or stable stay save during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All Kentucky training facilities and racetracks have been released from EHV-1 quarantines.
One barn at The Thoroughbred Center in Kentucky has been quarantined due to equine herpesvirus type 1 (wild type).
Following is the revised protocol from the Kentucky State Veterinarian's office that is to be followed when moving horses from Fair Grounds Race Track in Louisiana to Kentucky racetracks and training facilities...