It has been an especially active year for reportable diseases in the province; here are a couple of the most recent cases.
The FEI provides an update on a recent case of a horse who had shown in Opglabbeek which tested positive and later died.
103 horses remain in Oliva, while 7 had travelled prior to confirmation of the first case to Valencia, Vejer de la Frontera and Doha.
Four horses have tested positive to EHV-1 in the same region of southern Europe that was stricken with the virus two years ago.
Marc Schelkens admitted failing to take horses' temperatures following the 2021 EHV-1 crisis in Europe, saying the FEI bylaws are “stupid”.
This section focuses on the return to competition protocols put in place to ensure the safe resumption of FEI events.
The Organizing Committee and USEF decided to cancel the event ‒ one of just three in North America ‒ due to the ongoing EHV-1 outbreak.
The Canadian narrowly edged out American Karrie Rufer to win the Saturday night feature, plus an update re: non-neurologic EHV-1 at DIHP.
Following the EHV-1 outbreak in Europe, competition is allowed to resume April 12th; the new HorseApp will facilitate data gathering.
One case involved the neurologic form in a mare, while another mare lost her late-gestation foal; both horses are recovering.