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Equine herpes viral abortion is caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Pregnant mares should be housed separately from other horses to ensure their protection.

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

On January 18, 2019 the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two cases of equine herpes viral abortion caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) at a farm in Haldimand County. The two mares aborted during…

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Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy Found in 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 Simcoe County. The horse developed acute and severe neurological signs…

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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), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1). The horses from Durham Region were referred to the Ontario Veterinary…

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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 care at…

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ORC Reminds Horse Owners to Take Steps to Prevent Infectious Disease

As reported on April 23rd, a horse in Wellington County tested positive for Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1). The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has determined that this case did not involve a racehorse. However,…

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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 signs…

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Update

In addition to the one confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) in Southern Ontario, reported earlier this week, there are now 16 confirmed cases of EVH-1 in California, and two that are believed to have had Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy.  Equine Canada…

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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 severe…

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing an update on the EHV-1 status in the Western Provinces from a conference call June 13. Participants included the Chief Provincial Veterinarian, members of Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, faculty from the University…

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing the following status update on Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) received today from Alberta and Western Canada. This information comes as a result of consultations among the Chief Provincial Veterinarian for Alberta,…

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