Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

Published: February 15, 2017 02:23 pm EST

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the border.

Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has caused outbreaks of neurological disease in at least four states over the last few months. It is important for you, as an industry participant, to be aware of the signs of disease caused by this virus and to discuss, with your veterinarian, methods of limiting entry and spread of this virus in your barn.

Please read this factsheet courtesy the Ontario Animal Health Network as a step towards increasing your awareness about EHV-1. The factsheet is presented below, or available here.

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