Equine Influenza at World Equestrian Center: Three Horses Test Positive
Three horses at the World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Wilmington, Ohio, have tested positive for equine influenza, the site’s management said in a Feb. 12 statement.
Show veterinarian Holly Helbig, DVM, informed management of the positive rests. All three horses have tested negative for Streptococcus equi (which causes strangles) and for equine herpesvirus-1 and -4.
When the affected horses exhibited signs of equine influenza, Helbig isolated them at the WEC Veterinary Clinic, where they’ve been under her care and supervision since Sunday (Feb. 10)
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