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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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EHV-1 Confirmed in Waterloo, 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 the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. See the notice below. The…

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EHV-1 Suspected at Fair Hill Training Center

A suspected case of EHV-1, the neurological form of the equine herpes virus, has been reported at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Maryland, and quarantine measures are currently in place. According to a bulletin on the centre’s website,…

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Woodbine EHV-1 Update: Restrictions on Woodbine Barn 1 Lifted

Ontario Racing Commission Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that all restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 1 are now removed, effective June 26 2013. The restrictions on Barn 3 horses were lifted on June 19th….

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Woodbine EHV-1 Update

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that the restrictions on horses stabled in Barn 3 are lifted. Those horses have rejoined the general populations for purposes of training and racing. In addition, horses NOT stabled in Barn 1…

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Woodbine EHV-1 Update: Barn 3 Tests Negative

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers confirms that for all horses stabled in Barn 3, negative results have been returned for PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests for EHV-1. Consequently, Barn 3 horses are now allowed to train on…

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Racing to Continue at Woodbine, with Restrictions in Place

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) announced that there have been five confirmed reports of the neurotrophic form of EHV-1 in thoroughbreds residing in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack. One horse was euthanized on June 10th after becoming recumbent with a…

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Woodbine Quarantine: Equine Canada Update

As reported today by the Daily Racing Forum, the Ontario Racing Commission has quarantined one of Woodbine racetrack’s barns, located in Toronto, and implemented shipping restrictions after two horses tested positive for a strain of the equine herpes virus (EHV-1)….

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Woodbine Under Quarantine for EHV-1

Woodbine Entertainment Group has imposed a quarantine on Woodbine Racetrack’ Barn 1 as a precaution against equine herpes virus (EHV-1). On June 10th, two horses from Barn 1 who were exhibiting signs of illness, including fever and neurological symptoms, were…

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ORC EHV-1 Update: Restrictions Lifted

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced that there have been no reports of any further clinical cases in horses stabled in the Lower Barn of the Campbellville Training Centre. ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers confirms that…

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