Six Quarter Horses Confirmed with EIA in Texas

The Texas Animal Health Commission confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in six Quarter Horses on one Refugio County premises.

The Texas Animal Health Commission confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in six Quarter Horses on one Refugio County premises. iStock

The Texas Animal Health Commission confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in six Quarter Horses on one Refugio County premises on April 15, 2021. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHCS’s requirements are met. The horses have been euthanized.

TAHC staff are working closely with the owner and local veterinarian to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures.

For more information on EIA read this Fact Sheet.

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

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