Texas horses confirmed with Equine Infectious Anemia

Syringe. Horse. Image by Anne Eberhard.

The two affected Quarter Horses have been euthanized. THE HORSE magazine (thehorse.com) reports: Officials at the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed two Quarter Horses in Harris County with equine infectious anemia (EIA) on March 26. The premises has been quarantined until TAHC’s requirements are met, and the owner and local veterinarian are working closely… Continue reading Texas horses confirmed with Equine Infectious Anemia

Florida woman charged for failing to report EIA-positive horses

A Florida woman faces a felony charge for failing to inform state agricultural authorities that a horse on her property tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA). EIA is an infectious, potentially fatal viral disease transferred from horse-to-horse by biting insects such as horseflies and deer flies. Infected horses display acute or chronic symptoms including… Continue reading Florida woman charged for failing to report EIA-positive horses