Outbreak Alerts: February 01, 2023 – Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic in Flathead County, MT

West Nile Virus

Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Source: Montana Department of Livestock Number Confirmed: 5Clinical Signs: Neurologic signsComments: Following multiple confirmed cases of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) in Flathead County, the Montana Department of Livestock is recommending that horse owners and event coordinators in the Flathead Valley limit travel and cancel events that bring horses …

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Applications are NOW OPEN until January 28th for the PEAK Training Challenge!

Training Challenge

Experienced Colorado and Wyoming trainers are invited to apply for this exciting, 100-day equine foster training challenge hosted by Colorado Horse Rescue (CHR) in Longmont, CO. Showcase your training talents and leadership skills while gaining exposure for your training business. Share your expertise with one of CHR’s lightly handled horses …

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2023 AHP Equine Media Student Award Application Deadline Date is February 14, 2023

2023 AHP Equine Media Student Award applications and guidelines are available https://www.americanhorsepubs.org/equine-media-student-award/ Applicants for the 2023 AHP Equine Media Student Award must be seniors in high school or undergraduate matriculated* college students under the age of 25, pursuing a career in equine media during the 2022-2023 school year, with at least …

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Outbreak Alerts: January 05, 2023 – Strangles – Douglas County, CO

West Nile Virus

Source: Attending Veterinarian Confirmed Case: Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 3Number Suspected: 6Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: 8; Gender: Mare; Breed: Pony; Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 1/2/2023;Clinical Signs: depressed, colic signs, weight loss. Tender to palpation in throat but no submandibular swelling, or abscessation detected. No fever detected. Very mild nasal discharge; Confirmation Date: 1/5/2023; Horse Status: Quarantined; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Age: 9; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Pony; Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 1/4/2023;Clinical Signs: Submandibular …

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Manzanola Feeds is Recalling Certain Lots of Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes due to Possible Clostridium botulinum Health Risk

Alfalfa Cubes

Summary Company Announcement Date: December 16, 2022 FDA Publish Date: December 16, 2022 Product Type: Animal & Veterinary Livestock Feed Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum Company Name: Manzanola Feeds Brand Name: Top of the Rockies Product Description: Alfalfa Cubes Company Announcement Out of an abundance …

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Outbreak Alerts: December 17, 2022 – Botulism – CO, LA, NM, and TX

West Nile Virus

Source: LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and LA Department of Agriculture Confirmed Case: Outbreak Update Number Suspected: 30 Comments: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in cooperation with state departments of agriculture in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas, is investigating cases of illness and death in horses. The FDA is cautioning …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 24, 2022 – Strangles – Douglas County, CO

West Nile Virus

Source: Attending Veterinarian Confirmed Case: Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: UnknownNumber Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding Facility Comments: A horse was confirmed positive for Strangles (Streptococcus equi spp equi) in Douglas County, CO.  For more information, go to: Strangles factsheet. See past published Outbreak Alerts: www.coloradohorsesource.com/category/news/alerts PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s information as …

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