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...

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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...

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

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...

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From Rusty Ford: Parx Racing: KY OSV Position 2/8

Our Position/Direction on 4/5/2019 is unchanged and we continue to disallow horses originating from (or having recently been) Golden Gate Fields onto KY thoroughbred tracks or their associated training centers without qualifying and being approved by the KY Office...

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From Rusty Ford: West Nile – KY Update 11/14

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...

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From Rusty Ford: 10/30: KY’s 15th/16th Eq WN Cases

2 additional equine confirmed as having been affected with West Nile virus Results of diagnostic testing completed and reported earlier today by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting 2...

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From Rusty Ford: 14th KY WN (10/25/18)

1 Equine confirmed yesterday afternoon (Thu 10/25) as being affected with West Nile virus Results completed and reported by Murray State University's Breathitt Veterinary Laboratory yesterday afternoon did confirm a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a 14th KY...

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