EHV-1 Confirmed In Three Horses At Desert International Horse Park

EHV-1 Confirmed In Three Horses At Desert International Horse Park

Three cases of non-neurologic EHV-1 were confirmed Feb. 11 at the Desert International Horse Park in Thermal, California, horse park officials announced today.

“The three horses were immediately quarantined and are under bio security restrictions. Representatives from the State of California Veterinary Office have been involved in all decisions being taken. The one tent where the three horses were located is now under mandatory quarantine. All other operations of the horse show are cleared to continue to operate. All three horses are under veterinary care and are doing well.”

The horse park currently is in the middle of its winter season and is hosting the Desert Circuit IV show, which included the $50,000 Butet USHJA International Hunter Derby on Friday and continues with the $40,000 Adequan Grand Prix today.

source: Press Release