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Edited : Confirmed EHV-1 horse at HITS ocala

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    • Originally posted by titan
      just heard Tent 6 now under quarantine in Ocala as well........
      Where did you hear that? Are you at the showgrounds?
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      • My horses are there.
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        • So it is now in Wellington too. I guess the logical question is did the new case come from Ocala or come in contact with the infected Ocala horse prior to the show?
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          • So it (sadly) begins. Damn.
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            • I really wish they would post if this new EHV horse in Wellington was at HITS Ocala or not, so we know if its totally new track of horses that have to be researched to index case or if it originates to Ocala Index case. There are horses in my neighborhood that came back from Ocala this past weekend to various barns.

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              • http://www.thehorse.com/articles/314...in-utah-horses

                http://www.thehorse.com/articles/314...tive-for-ehv-1

                I don't know anything about the Utah horses.

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                • Heard from a friend at HITS that 5 new horses tested positive off show grounds but had been at HITS and no horses allowed off property after 2pm today.
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                  • I just heard from my vet that then entire showground is under quarantine.
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                      • Nothing but crickets so far on HITS's Facebook page. I'm gonna send up a flare over in dressage-land giving them the head's up now that it's hit Wellington. This sucks.
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                        • Just letting you know that the Chronicle has phone calls in to necessary parties and we are waiting official confirmation/quotes. We're on top of it and will get you the pertinent information as soon as possible!

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                          • Originally posted by Molly Sorge View Post
                            Just letting you know that the Chronicle has phone calls in to necessary parties and we are waiting official confirmation/quotes. We're on top of it and will get you the pertinent information as soon as possible!
                            Thanks!!!
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                            • Originally posted by Mel0309 View Post
                              Heard from a friend at HITS that 5 new horses tested positive off show grounds but had been at HITS and no horses allowed off property after 2pm today.
                              Uh oh..

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                              • What a freaking mess...
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                                • Originally posted by Justmyluck View Post
                                  I just heard from my vet that then entire showground is under quarantine.
                                  I also heard that--heard that the showgrounds was going to be under quarantine for 21 days. This is not information I heard directly, but rather from somebody who heard it from a vet's office who has horses down there.
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                                  • UGH. This is so scary. Half of my barn is in Ocala, and I am so worried for them. They aren't/weren't at HITS (eventers) but still.
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                                    • Just drove past. Showing going on. But no trailers sitting outside like usual. So maybe restricted, or just late. Someone needs to be on top of all this. Rocking Horse this weekend and its a huge show. Really hate feeling like HITS isn't being forthcoming. Talking big revenue in Ocala right now! Big hit for economy shut everything down!
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                                      • Originally posted by Mel0309 View Post
                                        Heard from a friend at HITS that 5 new horses tested positive off show grounds but had been at HITS and no horses allowed off property after 2pm today.
                                        Confirmed by a friend who is stabled there. Quarantine on full property, no one in or out.

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                                        • Originally posted by gold2012 View Post
                                          Just drove past. Showing going on. But no trailers sitting outside like usual. So maybe restricted, or just late. Someone needs to be on top of all this. Rocking Horse this weekend and its a huge show. Really hate feeling like HITS isn't being forthcoming. Talking big revenue in Ocala right now! Big hit for economy shut everything down!
                                          They are being forthcoming just not on their website and FB page. Totally sucks...they need to keep everyone informed!
                                          Just spoke to a friend who is showing down there and they have indeed quarantined tent 6 and they are allowing nothing to ship in or out.

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