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Updated: Virginia Horses Euthanized Due To EHV-1

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Three horses at a Powhatan County, Virginia, barn have been euthanized due to the neurologic form of EHV-1.

According to the Equine Disease and Communication Center, the first horse first showed symptoms on Nov. 28 and then became recumbent and was euthanized. Two additional horses tested positive and were euthanized as of Dec. 3.

Two more have tested positive and have symptoms but are stable.

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See the EDCC website for updates.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated Dec. 6 to reflect the new number of horses who have been euthanized.

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