Re-testing and containment measures are key to containing the recent neuropathogenic EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine Racetrack.
The outbreak of the infectious disease EHV-1 at Woodbine racetrack appears to be contained after biosecurity measures and testing implemented.
All 59 horses residing in Barn 12 have since been tested and, in total, 20 cases of EHV-1 have now been confirmed among those horses.
Two mares experienced abortions in their 10th month of pregnancy due to EHV-1 infection at a farm in Simcoe County, which is now under quarantine.
A horse stabled at a facility in York Region has been diagnosed with equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1).
On January 18, 2019 two cases of equine herpes viral abortion caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was reported at a farm in Haldimand County in Ontario.
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. See the notice below. The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has determined that this case does not involve a racehorse. However, […]
The Manitoba Horse Racing Commission has issued a release confirming a case of neurological Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) at Assiniboia Downs, a racetrack located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The ORC is closely monitoring the situation. While the quarantine at Assiniboia is in effect, trainers of horses that have been on the grounds of this track since […]
ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that all restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective April 10, 2014. In a March 27 notice, a requirement to maintain increased biosecurity measures, monitor temperatures, and limit use of ponies remained in place. These measures are now removed. The […]
ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that the training time restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective March 27, 2014. Horses from Barn 10 are now free to train during regular training hours. Horses temperatures should continue to be taken twice daily and monitored closely for […]
There has been a report of EHV-1 in a five-year-old Thoroughbred filly residing in Barn 10 at Woodbine Racetrack. The horse showed neurological signs on Thursday March 13th, but did not have a fever. The horse was removed from Woodbine to isolation on Saturday March 15th. The horse’s condition is stable. Results from tests available […]