Potomac Horse Fever in Virginia Mare

A mare at a boarding facility in Fauquier County, Virginia, was confirmed positive for Potomac horse fever in late July 2021.
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Fauquier Co VA

An attending veterinarian confirmed a case of Potomac horse fever in Fauquier County, Virginia.

An attending veterinarian confirmed a case of Potomac horse fever in Fauquier County, Virginia. 

A teenaged cross-bred mare at a boarding facility had onset of clinical signs on July 24 that included dehydration, fever and severe diarrhea. She was confirmed with Potomac horse fever on July 28. 

The vaccinated mare is recovering.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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