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.  The...

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From Rusty Ford 7/20/21: Saratoga Quarantine – KY Position

SARATOGA EHV Quarantine – KY Update and Position on 7/20/2021 On Thursday evening (7/15) we received notification that Barn 86 at Saratoga Race Course had been placed under quarantine by NYRA Veterinary Officials and New York’s Gaming Commission following a diagnosis...

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From Rusty Ford: KY EHV Update 4/13/2021

Blackwood Training Center in Woodford County Kentucky: Results of testing on the samples (Nasal Swabs and Whole Blood EDTA) collected from each horse stabled in Barn A at Blackwood Training Center on Friday, April 9th have been reported negative for detection of EHV1...

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From Rusty Ford: 4/6/21 MD EHV-1 Update

MEMORANDUM To:       Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Office of the State Veterinarian From:   Dr. Michael Odian, Maryland State Veterinarian Re:      Ongoing Response to EHV at Laurel Park/Pimlico Racetracks Date:   April 5, 2021 In a light of a recent e-mail sent...

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From Rusty Ford: EHV1 Updates 4/3/21

Follows are updates to our EHV1 incident at Blackwood Training Center in Woodford County, KY. We are also taking this opportunity to share with you our understanding of the latest developments at Laurel and Pimlico in Maryland. Blackwood Training Center Woodford...

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