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One additional case of EHV-1 abortion was confirmed in Humboldt County in April. The NDA did not issue a quarantine for this case because the incubation period has passed and no horses have been moved to or from the property.
Vitamin E deficiencies can cause neurologic and other health problems in horses. As such, at-risk horses—from breeding stock and foals to equine athletes and pasture pets—might benefit from supplementation.
Diagnosis and treatment recommendations for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), the evolution of West Nile virus, and a new treatment option for equine herpesvirus were discussed at the 2009 convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
A triad of factors, namely sex, breed, and age, are all associated with the development of cervical vertebral compressive myelopathy (CVCM) according to one of the latest studies published by researchers at the College of
Shivers has been recognized by horse owners for more than a century and refers to a chronic nervous or neuromuscular condition that in a 1962 text was said to be “as common as dirt.” This statement referred to the period when draft horse populations