ALERT: Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy found in York

On April 2, 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1) at a facility with both competition and resident horses in the Regional Municipality of York. Please take a moment to read the EHM Advisory and learn the best practices for prevention. 


For Additional Information:


Preventing Disease Spread – Personal Hygiene and Disinfectants around Horse Barns Horses – Health Management and Biosecurity Equine Neurological Disease Surveillance 2018



  National Farm and Facility Level Biosecurity Standard for the Equine Sector   


Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and Alberta Equestrian Federation

Equine Biosecurity Principles and Best Practices   Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
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