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Free Webinar on Equine Herpesvirus-1: What Horse Owners Need to Know

Equine Herpesvirus-1 Outbreak:
What Horse Owners Need to Know

FREE Webinar Tuesday, May 24 | 8:00 p.m. EST

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The current outbreak of the sometimes fatal neurologic disease caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) in several Western states and Canada has generated widespread concern throughout the horse industry. How many horses are really affected in this outbreak? Is this a new, mutated form of the virus? What are the signs that tell you a horse has EHV-1? Will affected horses recover? How can horse owners and veterinarians work together to prevent the disease from spreading?

Find out answers to these questions and many more in a timely webinar presented by and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health for equine veterinarians – Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Outbreak: What Horse Owners Need to Know. Register now and submit your questions for the live event on Tuesday, May 24, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Pacific.

This presentation will provide horse owners with an update on the status of the EHV-1 outbreak and current information on EHV-1 disease, testing, how to monitor your horse for disease, and how you can prevent EHV-1 spread with optimal horse management, hygiene, and biosecurity measures.

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3 replies »

  1. RT,
    Please look into this more.Write all you can. Really has me concerned.
    bison brucellosis, that nightmare and slaughter. Wild Horses and herpes is way too convenient.
    I know I am not seeing this real clear because last thursday had a veteran’s summit.
    A 91 year old ace showed me a picture of miles and miles of dead horses on the road as he flew his fighter mission in Europe.Many of them their blood lines are to Cloud and so many here.
    Appreciate you working so hard for especially with so much need with these natural disasters.


  2. YES, be EVER VIGILANT! Those that would destroy will be looking for ways to circumvent the efforts of those that have come to help. We dare not relax our guard.


  3. The summer round-ups should be CANCELED.

    BLM plans to remove 1,225 horses from Wyoming this summer

    Posted on May 20, 2011 by Vivian Grant

    The BLM has released its Environmental Assessment for the Great Divide Basin Area which is a wild horse management area near Rock Springs, Wyoming. The BLM estimates that there are currently 1700 horses in this area, and they plan to remove 1225 wild horses this summer.

    Please send comments about the destruction of yet another Wyoming herd:

    Here is the link to the documents:

    Here is the mailing address and email address that comments need to be sent to by June 20:

    Great Divide Basin Scoping Comments
    BLM Rock Springs Field Office
    280 Highway 191 North
    Rock Springs, WY 82901
    (Please list “Divide Basin EA Comments” in the subject line.)


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