All The News About The EHV-1 Outbreak In Florida

Questions About The Florida EHV-1 Outbreak? Get All The Answers Below.

All the updated news about the EHV-1 outbreak at the HITS Post Time Farm showgrounds and surrounding areas in Ocala, Fla., and the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival showgrounds and surrounding areas in Wellington, Fla.

Jan 17, 2008 - An informational article about EHV-1 from The Chronicle of the Horse.
The state-mandated quarantine on the HITS Ocala showgrounds is due to be released on March 13.
March 2 - A horse in Loxahatchee, Fla., has developed neurological symptoms after testing positive for EHV-1.
Feb. 28 - The two suspect horses that had been stabled in the FEI stabling area at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival have tested negative for EHV-1, so the show goes on.
A second horse has tested positive for EHV-1 in Ocala, and the HITS showgrounds have been placed under quarantine.
Feb. 27 - The FEI stabling at the FEI Winter Equestrian Festival is quarantined after a horse stabled off-grounds tests as EHV-1 positive, and four horses with Ocala connections also test positive.
Feb. 25 - Five days after the HITS Ocala index case's positive test, no new cases had arisen.
Feb. 23 - A suspect case of EHV-1 in Wellington, Fla., turns out to be a false alarm, but the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival implements heightened biosecurity measures.
Feb. 22 - A horse showing at the HITS Ocala showgrounds tests positive for EHV-1 and is treated at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

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