WNV in Kentucky Horses: 13th Case of 2018 Confirmed
Another Kentucky horse has been diagnosed with West Nile virus (WNV), E.S. Rusty Ford, equine operations consultant for the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s Office, said in an Oct. 24 statement. There are now 13 confirmed cases of WNV in Kentucky horses this year.
Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center confirmed the diagnoses for a Barren County horse, Ford said.
The 7-year-old Quarter Horse mare presented Sept. 28 with fever, ataxia, and decreased tongue-tone. Ford said she responded well to treatment and, as of Oct. 23, was described as fully
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