Equine Corner

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 … Continue reading

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ALERT: Equine Encephalitis

On October 12, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse in Bruce County. The 12-year-old unvaccinated mare with no travel history was … Continue reading

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ALERT: Equine West Nile Virus

On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10-year-old gelding in Simcoe County and the other from a 25-year-old mare … Continue reading

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ALERT: Equine Vaccine Protocol

New USEF Vaccination Protocols For those that show at USEF Sanctioned Shows in the States, be aware that new vaccination rules have changed. They now state that all horses entering the grounds must have documentation to support that they have … Continue reading

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