Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) Awareness in Texas: Update (5-17-11)
Currently there are no confirmed cases of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in Texas. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has no plans to change entry requirements for equine animals or to cancel any equine events at the present time. There has been no indication of spread outside of horses that attended the National Cutting Horse Association’s (NCHA) Western National Championships in Odgen, UT on April 30 – May 8, 2011.
For information regarding EHV-1, visit www.tahc.state.tx.us . Several useful links can also be accessed through their website. You can also keep up with EHV-1 information through their Facebook (www.facebook.com/TexasAHC) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/TAHC) sites.