KY West Nile Update 9/15/2020

Results of diagnostic testing reported today by the University of KY’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed KY’s first equine diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Kentucky this year. The confirmation is based on detectable WNv specific IgM antibodies and...

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SPANISH – COVID-19 KY St Vet Recommendations/Guidelines

> There have been no changes in our position, recommendations or guidance that was provided 3/26. > We have though received from The University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture, Food and Environment a Spanish translation of the Guidance Documents and have...

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From Rusty Ford: COVID-19 / Eq Activities

> > Note: I don't have valid email addresses for each shed in KY - So please do help forward this message. > > The threat that COVID-19 virus poses is impacting each of our lives daily. The efforts to contain the virus by mitigating further transmission is...

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Remington Update- KY’s Position 12/13/19

KY Racetracks/horsemen We did on Thursday 12/12 have good conversation with officials directing/overseeing the quarantine and testing at Remington Park. Currently – horses in the original barn have been released from quarantine.  The release was issued after a 14 day...

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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 collected/submitted...

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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 diagnosis is based...

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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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