Interim ICC Report – February 2019 #13 (21.02.19)

  France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Neurological Disease On 21 February 2019, RESPE reported an outbreak of EHV-1 neurological disease in Vaucluse. There is one laboratory confirmed positive (a 10-year-old American Quarter Horse mare), with a further six horses with comparable clinical signs, among a group of 80. Clinical signs include ataxia, pyrexia and recumbency. […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #05 (09.01.19)

France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Abortion On 9 January 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-1 abortion on a stud premises in Calvados. The affected mare was an eight-year-old Thoroughbred with unknown vaccination status. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on placental tissue. There are a total of 20 horses at the premises. Nigeria […]