Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Québec, QC
Outbreak Identifier: 6217
Alert ID: 3677
April 12, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine


Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Number Euthanized: 1; 
Facility Type: Stable; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 20; Gender: Gelding; Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 4/9/2024; Clinical Signs: Tuesday: not able to urinate, discomfort, colic. Wednesday: in lateral decubitus, unable to rise, paresis of the hind limbs, bladder and anus, edema of the limbs.; Confirmation Date: 4/11/2024; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;