Tuesday, February 23, 2016


EQUINE HERPES VIRUS UPDATES Equus Magazine By Fran Jurga New Mexico is still in the throes of a serious outbreak. In less than a month, 72 horses have been diagnosed with Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), initiating a quarantine at Sunland Park racetrack and several local training centers, according to a report from the New Mexico Livestock Board on February 17. According to the New York Times, 12 horses in New Mexico have been euthanized since the outbreak began. Biosecurity measures among horsemen and horsewomen are still necessary, such as taking temperatures twice a day, handwashing, washing/disinfecting anything a horse has touched or could touch, etc. More

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