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EHV-1 Outbreak In Florida-New Traveling Requirements

NOTICE TO VIRGINIA’S HORSE OWNERS AND ACCREDITED VETERINARIANS REGARDING NEUROLOGICAL EQUINE HERPES VIRUS -1 IN FLORIDA March 1, 2013 A horse participating in a horse show in Ocala, Florida, exhibited neurologic signs and tested positive for the Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), wild-type strain, on February 20, 2013. Currently, the horse is in stable condition and continues […]

Does My Horse Need A Botulism Vaccine If I Feed Round Bales?

The convenience of round-baled hay has prompted many horse owners to use these in pastures, especially in the winter.  Owners should be careful to select round bales that have been stored inside, are of good quality grass hay, and are not excessively dusty or moldy.  All round bales will have increased dust over well-made square bales.  […]