Disease Alert: Equine Herpesvirus-Respiratory in Benton County

Source: Attending Veterinarian

Number Confirmed: 2; 
Number Exposed: 55; 
Facility Type: Training Facility; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 6; Gender: Gelding; 
Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Usage: Eventing; 

Onset of Clinical Signs: 2/3/2024; Clinical Signs: Coughing; 

Confirmation Date: 2/5/2024; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; 

Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;

Horse 2: 
Age: 9; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 2/3/2024; Clinical Signs: Diarrhea; Confirmation Date: 2/5/2024; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;

Comments: The only sign noted in horse 2 was diarrhea, which was positive for EHV-1 on PCR.

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