Stall-kept horses who do not have sufficient may develop stereotypes and undesirable behaviors.

Three farms in Ontario quarantined due to neurologic equine herpes virus

With no vaccine available to protect against this form of EHV, quarantine and biosecurity measures are a key components of disease control.

Microscopic image of EHV virus

Ventura County, California barn under quarantine after mare with neurologic signs tests positive for EHV-1

32 horses are potentially exposed, but no new cases have been identified.

Most cases of equine herpesvirus-1 infection cause only mild to moderate respiratory illness but occasionally some lead to life-threatening neurologic disease.

Florida horse diagnosed with neurologic equine herpes myeloencephalopathy

The horse, who is currently quarantined, is experiencing ataxia, hind-end weakness and an inability to urinate. All of these are common neurologic signs associated with EHV-1.