Nevada Confirms EHM in Competition Horse

A horse in Clark County, Nevada, that had attended a junior/high school rodeo competition, has neurologic herpesvirus.

One horse was confirmed positive for EHM in Clark County, Nevada, following a rodeo. Google maps

On March 15, one horse in Clark County, Nevada, was confirmed with equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), according to the Nevada Department of Agriculture. The affected horse had neurologic signs.

The report stated that horses at the Nevada State/Junior/High School Rodeo that took place in Pahrump, Nevada, might have been exposed to the virus and should be monitored for signs of disease. Those signs include fever, cough or runny nose.

This report was made available from the Equine Disease Communication Center. For more information about neurologic equine herpesvirus visit AAEP.org.

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