WI Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection update regarding EHV-1

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is actively monitoring the current outbreaks of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) in neighboring states.  While we have no reported cases in Wisconsin at this time, we are aware of several upcoming shows taking place about which horse owners should […]

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Make plans to attend the 2015 Equine Rescue 411 Conference – February 14th

  The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine Proudly Presents…  25th Seminar for the Serious Horse Owner The 411 on Large Animal Rescue Saturday, February 14, 2015 This program will be of interest to all horse enthusiasts, from horse owners to animal medical personnel to Level 1 First Responders! Incidents that involve large animals […]

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New 4-H Horse Association Handbook now available

The 4-H Horse Association Handbook has now been updated for 2015! The Horse Handbook is located at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/onlinpro/HorseHandbook.cfm For more information contact Pam Hobson 4-H Youth Development Ag/Animal Science Specialist 608-262-9605 pamela.hobson@ces.uwex.edu

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EHV Update 9/5/2014

There has been a confirmed case of the EHV-1 (Equine Herpevirus -1) in Dane County, Wisconsin.  In consulting with the State Veterinarian’s office, they are not currently restricting any horse shows or events in Wisconsin.  However, as always, please consider taking biosecurity precautions when transporting your horses and bringing them back to your farm or […]

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Equine Herpesvirus – 1 (EHV-1) Update

The WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has posted an Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) update noting a case of EHV-1 has recently been identified in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. For DATCP State Veterinarian update and details regarding EHV-1:   http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Diseases/index.aspx      

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) in MN and WI

Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has recently been identified in horses primarily in eastern Minnesota and in NW Wisconsin. The WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is in communication with WI veterinarians and will continue to update them on the status of the EHV-1 outbreak. EHV-1 is a contagious virus that can cause respiratory […]

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2014 State 4-H Hunt/Dressage Clinic & Show: June 27-29

The WI State 4-H Horse Association will be hosting the 24th annual State Hunter & Dressage Show and Mini Events at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds June 27-29th, 2014.  Excellent clinicians will instruct and share their knowledge with youth in the over fences and dressage clinics.  Youth will also be able to test their abilities via […]

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24th Seminar for the Serious Horse Owner: Equine Nutrition

Saturday, February 22 8:50 am – 4:15 pm UW-Madison, Ebling Symposium Auditorium Program Early Bird registration before 2/2/2014 The goal of this program is to provide insight on the nutritional needs of your horse Body Weight & Body Condition Scoring Liv Sandberg WI State Equine Extension Specialist Hay & Matching to Your Horse’s Needs Craig […]

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Bi-State Horse Conference

Saturday, February 22 Kenosha County Center, Bristol WI Registration Early Bird Registration ends February 14,2014 Eye Care for the Horse  Tracy Busalacchi, Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic Internal and External Pest Control Tracy Busalacchi, Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic Colic… Causes and What to do About it Tracy Busalacchi, Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic Forage and Plant Pasture ID Ellen Philips […]

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