From The American Horse Council
USDA has released the second national EHV-1 situation report. A summary of the updated information is as follows:
• A total of 75 confirmed EHV-1 or EHM cases have been reported in 9 states (AZ, CA, CO, ID, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA)
• Of the 75 confirmed EHV/EHM cases, 58 cases are horses that were at the Ogden, Utah event.
• There are 11 horses associated with this incident that are dead or have been euthanized.
• There are 15 newly identified premises with suspect or confirmed cases identified this reporting period.
You may view the complete USDA EHV-1 Situation Report that provides detailed information on the number of exposed, positive, dead, and euthanized horses on a state by state level here. The AHC anticipates USDA releasing another national situation report at the end of next week. Please see the below links for additional information on EHV-1 transmission risks and disease mitigation strategies.
EHV information sheets, color brochures, historical information, a review of disease mitigation strategies, and an EHV-1 guidance document (which will be available later today) “Recommendations for Horses Exposed to EHV-1 or EHM” can be found on the USDA-APHIS website at the following link: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahss/equine/ehv
General EHV resources through the American Association of Equine Practitioners:
Neurologic Disease Guidelines:
Equine Herpes Virus:
Biosecurity Instructions for Caretakers – English & Spanish:
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) website:
For history of the current outbreak and additional outreach materials:
ACVIM Consensus Statement on EHV-1: