Keyword: equine piroplasmosis

  • State Waives Keeneland Testing Requirement

    Keeneland buyers and consigners should note that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has waived the requirement for equine piroplasmosis testing for horses entered in Keeneland's 2011 January horses of all ages sale.

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    Kentucky to Require Piroplasmosis Testing

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has issued a letter stating that effective Jan. 1, 2011, any horse shipping to a track in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.

  • Calder Race Course

    Calder Lifts Restrictions

    Calder Casino & Race Course said Oct. 16 that it has lifted racing and training restrictions on horses stabled at Racetrack Training Center.

  • Piroplasmosis at Calder, Four Euthanized

    Four horses at Calder Casino & Race Course were euthanized after testing positive for equine piroplasmosis. A state medical association blames the spread of the non-contagious disease on bad barn management.

  • Pending Tests, Calder Horses Restricted

    Calder Casino & Race Course Sept. 12 placed racing and training restrictions on horses in one of its barns and in an adjacent training center while those horses are being tested for a non-contagious tick-borne disease.

  • KY Vet Requiring Testing of Horses From Texas

    Due to the ongoing investigation into equine piroplasmosis in the state of Texas, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's state veterinarian's office has opted to require testing of all horses from Texas entering the state of Kentucky.

  • Equine Piroplasmosis Case in Florida

    Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson announced Aug. 15 that a horse has been diagnosed with Equine Piroplasmosis, an animal disease that the U.S. has been considered free of since 1988.