Articles - EHM

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Confirmed Cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in Durham Region

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)

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Case of nEHV-1 Reported in Southern Alberta

A  case of nEHV-1 with neurological symptoms has been confirmed in a Southern Alberta horse that recently returned from the U.S. The horse is isolated and is recovering. This bulletin will provide some facts about the disease so that horse owners ar

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Confirmed Case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in Southern Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Southern Ontario. A blood sample from a horse with sever

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Suspected Case of EHM in Ottawa Region

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Ottawa region. The horse is currently receiving veterinary ca

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Update on the EHM Outbreak

Experts have reported that the outbreak of Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the also referred to as  Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 (nEHV-1), originated at the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships in

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Reported in the United States and Canada

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and British Columbia (3).  This is the neu

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Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy Outbreak in Saskatchewan

An outbreak of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), also known as neurotropic equine herpes virus -1 (nEHV-1), has been reported in Saskatchewan.

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Two Cases of Equine Abortion Due to EHV-1 Reported in Ontario

On January 18, 2019 two cases of equine herpes viral abortion caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was reported at a farm in Haldimand County in Ontario.

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Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy Confirmed in Ontario

A horse stabled at a facility in York Region has been diagnosed with equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1).

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Confirmed Case of EHM in Wellington County

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Wellington County. A blood sample from a horse with severe neurological