Industry alert regarding Equine Herpes Virus 4 (EHV 4)

As we move into a busy period of horse activity, remember New Zealand has some nasty infectious diseases that we need to ensure we don’t spread through carelessness.

Equine herpes Virus 4 (EHV 4) has reared its head as the suspected bug in three sick young non-yearling sales horses at a North Island property.

This is a timely reminder to wash and disinfect when moving between properties looking at yearlings.

Your vet can advise on the need for vaccination.

To learn more about EHV 4 and how to protect your horses click here


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