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Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) / Equine Biosecurity

*PRESS RELEASE - State Veterinarian Says Biosecurity A Priority With Three Cases of EHM Confirmed at Fonner Park in Grand Island 4-19-16

*Important Notice to Horse Owners:

Nebraska has not implemented any additional commerce or import requirements on horse movement at this time. This status could change, and it would be prudent for horse owners to check this website prior to their date of travel to check for update.

NDA encourages all horse producers to follow biosecurity measures on their operations, including: requiring individuals to wash their hands before and after contact with each horse; disinfect boots and change clothes that come into contact with horses other than your own; isolate horses returning from shows or events for 2-3 weeks.

USDA Equine Biosecurity Brochure

USDA Equine Herpesvirus recommendations for exposure

USDA Equine Herpesvirus Factsheet

Equine Herpesvirus FAQs - American Association of Equine Practitioners

A Guide to Understanding the Neurologic Form of EHV Infection

Here are some tools to help you keep your horse healthy as horses move around to different events.

Equine Biosecurity Risk Calculator for horse owners (Equine Guelph)

California Department of Food & Agriculture Biosecurity Toolkit for Equine Events