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Second Texas Horse Tests Positive For Neurologic EHV-1.

Officials say a second Texas horse has been quarantined after showing symptoms of a neurological form of Equine Herpesvirus. The mare had reportedly attended two multi-day barrel races this month in Texas, including one that also hosted a rodeo.
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AQHA Postpones Level 1 World Championships After EHV-1 Positives

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Level 1 World Championships will not be held as planned next week in Las Vegas. Officials postponed the show after two horses tested positive for non-neurological Equine Herpesvirus — type 1 (EHV-1) after showing at the host venue.

2 Horses From NRCHA Stallion Stakes Test Positive for EHV-1

Two horses that attended the recent National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes have tested positive for a non-neurologic form of equine herpesvirus – type 1 (EHV-1). Officials say all horses that were at the event may have been exposed, and their owners should use extreme caution when traveling with their equines or competing.
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UPDATE: NRBC, GSEC & Hardy Murphy Coliseum Take Extra Precautions for EHV-1

Following an April 10 announcement that a reining horse tested positive for the neurologic form of equine herpes virus (EHV-1), known as equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), officials are taking extra biosecurity measures. The National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) is scheduled to begin April 14 at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center (GSEC) in Katy, Texas. After it […]
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Reining Horse Tests Positive For Disease Linked to EHV-1

A reining horse that attended a show last month in Oklahoma has tested positive for Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1). Officials say the horse from Montgomery, Texas, was confirmed positive on Tuesday, April 9.

2018 PCCHA Coyote Rock Ranch Roundup Cancelled

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Coyote Rock Ranch Roundup has been cancelled as a consequence of positive Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) testing in the Western United States. The event had previously been scheduled March 6-11. The Awards Banquet has not been affected and will take place as planned on Saturday, March 10.

EHV-1 Outbreak in Minnesota

EHV-1, a highly contagious equine virus, is causing neurological problems in Minnesota horses. At least three have been euthanized, animal health officials say. Read the full story from the Star Tribune.