From Rusty Ford: CA EHV1 – KY Position/Information

In the past 3 weeks we have learned of multiple occurrences of EHV1 impacting equine events in California. Additionally, as we will soon be approaching the time of year that we historically see an increase in movement of equine exhibition and racing stock into...

From Rusty Ford: KY West Nile Update 10/12/21

KY’s 4th equine West Nile case was confirmed yesterday (10/11/2021) afternoon. The horse resides in TODD COUNTY KY and a summary of the case follows: -a  3yr PONY GELD  – ALIVE Onset Date: ~10/01/21 Initially presented lethargic, weak, inappetence and low grade...

From Rusty Ford: KY WNv Update 9/27/2021

Information received earlier this afternoon confirmed KY’s 3rd Equine West Nile Case In GRAVES County Kentucky: KDA 003 is: a 12yr PONY Gelding  – ALIVE Onset Date: 09/14/21    On 9/16 Presented with muscle fasciculations and was unstable – has...

From Rusty Ford: KY -West Nile Update 9/20/21

Information received yesterday afternoon (9/20/2021) along with results of diagnostic testing completed at Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center confirms a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a 2nd Kentucky horse during this calendar year. ...