Equine Influenza Outbreaks

Moving forward from our post earlier in January on recent flu (Influenza) outbreaks, the Animal Health Trust has alerted us to recent outbreaks of Equine Influenza. Please see below the latest report from the Animal Health Trust on the most recent outbreaks. The BHA has cancelled British racing today (7th February 2019) due to more horses testing positive.

Please follow this link to the latest on BBC Sport:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/47152882

You can find more information on our website and on our Information sheets for owners:

Please check your horse’s vaccination status and ensure that they are up to date with their vaccinations. Whilst annual vaccination should protect the majority of horses, certain individuals at higher risk may benefit from additional boosters.

Please feel free to ring and discuss your horse’s risk with one of our vets. If you are concerned, or notice your horse has a cough, elevated temperature or nasal discharge, please ring and speak to one of our vets immediately.

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