KY’s West Nile Update 10/15

Results reported earlier today by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory confirms the diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a 2nd Kentucky horse. The diagnosis is based on WNv-specific IgM antibodies detected from a sample...

KY’s WEST NILE Update 9/19/19

Kentucky’s First Equine West Nile Case 2019 has been Confirmed.Results reported earlier today by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory confirms the diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a horse in BOYLE County Kentucky.  The...

DELAWARE PARK – KY Position-Updated 7/5/19

I did earlier this week share with racing officials and the Chief Veterinarian at Delaware Park the procedures, protocols and strategies we have successfully used in the past to help mitigate risk of disease transmission in racing/training environments. The procedures...

DELAWARE PARK – Strangles 7-1-19

Below is our position description regarding strangles having been diagnosed in a horse at Delaware Park. Please distribute this position statement to your horsemen and other interested parties. Published reports on Sat 6/29 provide information that a horse stabled on...

From Rusty Ford: Equine Disease Updates 2/18/2019

KY Equine Industry Groups: During the past several weeks, our office has received notifications and/or alerts regarding disease events in other states that could impact (directly or indirectly) our populations here in KY; thus I am taking this opportunity to share...