OMAFRA Confirms Case Of Equine Herpes In Regional Municipality Of Waterloo

  The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. Brain tissue from a horse with severe neurological signs tested positive for EHV-1 neuropathogenic strain. The horse owner voluntarily […] Read more »

ORC Lifts EHV-1 Restrictions From Campbellville Training Centre

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced that there have been no reports of any further clinical cases in horses stabled in the Lower Barn of the Campbellville Training Centre. ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers confirms that horses stabled in this barn will be allowed to enter into races (make entries) and […] Read more »

EHV-1 Keeps Horses At Campbellville Training Centre Out Of Box

Dr. Adam Chambers, ORC Manager of Veterinary Services, is advising that there have been confirmed reports of EHV-1 in two standardbreds in Ontario. The full statement, issued late Friday by the Ontario Racing Commission, appears below. Due to the infectious nature of this disease it is important that decisive measures be taken to protect our […] Read more »