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Horses from counties with positive cases of vesicular stomatitis are banned from entering the state of Ohio, including for the All American Quarter Horse Congress. • Photo by Texas Animal Health Commision.

Horses From VSV-Positive Counties Barred from Ohio

Horses from counties with positive cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV) — including several with a large number of Western performance horses — will not be allowed to compete at next month's All American Quarter Horse Congress in Ohio, officials say.
The Tulsa Reining Classic has ordered a new directive designed to help limit outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis.

Tulsa Reining Officials Order New Health Directive

Officials with the Tulsa Reining Classic have placed additional health certification requirements on equine competitors in the wake of recent outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis in central and southwest regions of the United States. Livestock or horses traveling from a state and county that have had vesicular stomatitis diagnosed within the past 30 days, or a […]