Outbreak Alerts: Oct 3, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Reno County, KS

Source: Kansas Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1 Comments: Over the past week horses residing in Sedgwick County and Reno County have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV); these are Kansas’s first known confirmed cases of equine WNV in 2022. Both horses presented with neurologic signs, were treated and …

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Outbreak Alerts: Sept 26, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Larimer County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private Facility Comments: A horse in Larimer County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. For more information about West Nile Virus go to: WNV factsheet.  See past published Outbreak Alerts: www.coloradohorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Colorado Horse SourceThe Colorado Horse Source is an independently …

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Outbreak Alerts: Sept 13, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Adams County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 20Facility Type: Private FacilityAge: 2Gender: ColtBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Usage: Horse ShowOnset of Clinical Signs: 9/6/2022Clinical Signs: Weakness, Unable to Rise, Fasciculation History 1 day duration of limping/dog sitting hard time getting up on allVaccination Status: UnvaccinatedHorse Status: Recovering Comments: A horse in Adams County has tested …

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Outbreak Alerts: August 26, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Adams County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office   Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: 9; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/18/2022Clinical Signs: Weakness, ataxia, unable to rise, fasciculation. Noticed to be off on right hind earlier in the week (owner suspected an injury …

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Outbreak Alerts: August 18, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Weld County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 2Facility Type: Private FacilityAge: 9Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Clinical Signs:  Ataxia Teeth Grinding, Flaccid Paralysis, Cranial Nerve Deficits, Owner found horse stumbling and noted facial droopHorse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Status Unknown Notes: For more information about West Nile Virus go to: WNV factsheet.    See past published Outbreak …

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Outbreak Alerts: West Nile Confirmed by State Vet

State Veterinarian Confirms Equine West Nile Virus Case in Weld County  Broomfield, Colo. — A three year old gelding residing in Weld County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV) and is now recovering. The horse developed neurological symptoms in late July, including weakness, stumbling and poor muscle control. …

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Outbreak Alerts: August 9, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Weld County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Facility Type: Training FacilityAge: 3Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Onset of Clinical Signs: 7/20/2022Clinical Signs:  Weakness Ataxia History Progressive neurologic symptoms over past 2-3 weeks; first observed occasional stumbling which progressed to intermittent ataxic/buckling legs when standing and walking.Confirmation Date: 8/4/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Status Unknown Notes: A horse in Weld County has …

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Outbreak Alerts: July 11, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia – Parker County, TX

Outbreak Identifier: 5267 Source: Texas Animal Health Commission Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Horse Status: Euthanized; Notes: Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in a Quarter Horse on a Parker County premise. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released …

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Outbreak Alerts: July 11, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia – Fort Bend County, TX

Outbreak Identifier: 5267 Source: Texas Animal Health Commission Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1; Notes: Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in a Quarter Horse on a Fort Bend County premise. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements …

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Outbreak Alerts: July 01, 2022 – Equine Herpesvirus – Neurologic in Weld County, CO

Outbreak Identifier: 5257 Source: Colorado Department of Agriculture Suspected Case – No Quarantine Number Suspected: 1;Facility Type: Showgrounds;Notes: The Colorado Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian’s Office was recently notified of an equine neurologic case in Weld county. The State Veterinarian’s Office has been collaborating with the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Veterinary …

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