Category Archives: West Nile Virus

Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

Find My Horses Presents: Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017 Source: Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017 | TheHorse.com The Kentucky State Veterinarian's office has announced that a horse from Bourbon County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first equine WNV case confirmed in the commonwealth this…
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Kentucky Confirms Two New Equine WNV Cases

Find My Horses Presents: Kentucky Confirms Two New Equine WNV Cases By Erica Larson, News Editor Nov 7, 2016 Link to Original Article The Kentucky State Veterinarian's office has announced that two horses—one from Logan County and one in Union County—have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These are the fifth and sixth equine WNV…
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West Nile, EEE Detected in Tennessee Horses

Find My Horses Presents: West Nile, EEE Detected in Tennessee Horses Nov 8, 2016 By Edited Press Release Original Article Link With unseasonably warm weather persisting well into the fall, mosquito-borne illnesses remain a serious health threat for Tennessee horses. A horse in Dyer County and a horse in Gibson County both recently tested positive for…
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Michigan Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2016

Find My Horses Presents: Michigan Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2016 By Erica Larson, News Editor Oct 13, 2016 The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development received confirmation of the state’s first equine West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year on Oct. 10. “The affected horse is a 5-month-old filly in Calhoun…
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Deschutes County horse diagnosed with West Nile Virus

Find My Horses Presents: Deschutes County horse diagnosed with West Nile Virus A horse in Deschutes County has tested positive for West Nile Virus – the first equine case in Oregon this year. Last year, Oregon recorded six cases of West Nile Virus in horses. The affected horse is a 14-year-old mare with no history of…
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Kentucky reports two Equine West Nile virus cases

Find My Horses Presents: Kentucky reports two Equine West Nile virus cases On Friday, two cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) were confirmed by the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s office. One is a 5-year-old racking horse mare fin Barren County and the second a 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Hardin County, according to a Equine Disease Communication…
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Utah Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2016

Find My Horses Presents: Utah Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2016 The Utah State Veterinarian’s Office has received reports of the first and second cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in horses for 2016, the state Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF) reported Aug. 24. The first case was in an unvaccinated 4-year-old Quarter…
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3 confirmed cases of WNV in Colorado

Find My Horses Presents: 3 confirmed cases of WNV in Colorado Two horses in Weld County and one horse in LaPlata County have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus. All three cases were diagnosed by Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Fort Collins. The incidence of WNV disease varies from year to year and…
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