EHV-1

EHV-1 Confirmed in Waterloo, 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, […]

Confirmed Case of EHV-1 at Assiniboia Downs

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 […]

EHV-1 Update: All Restrictions on Woodbine Barn 10 Lifted

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 […]

Woodbine EHV-1 Update: Restrictions on Barn 10 Lifted

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 […]

Equine Herpes Case at Woodbine

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 […]