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 fever
On 10/11/21 Reported as recovering and being discharged with favorable prognosis

Vaccination: Received an initial West Nile vaccine on 9/4/21 had not yet received a booster

The KY Dept Agriculture’s web page and map are being updated to reflect this most recent case and can be viewed at

E.S. Rusty Ford
[email protected]
Equine Operations Consultant
Office State Veterinarian
KY Department Agriculture