Infectious Diseases Of Horses

Committee on Equine

The purpose of the Committee on Equine is to address and seek solutions to infectious disease issues that can compromise the health and welfare of the nation's equine population. As part of its purpose, the Committee undertakes to keep USAHA members, USDA, the horse industry and other stakeholders informed of topical disease problems confronting the industry. The committee also serves as a sounding board for discussion on equine health related issues and for the development of strategies/solutions to resolve such problems.

Committee Members

Reports

Presentations

2017

2014

Equine Herpesvirus Subcommittee:

Resolutions

2014

Resolution 13: Equine Veterinary Accreditation Modules

Resolution 14: Enhancements to States' Contagious Equine Metritis Post Entry Quarantine and Testing Programs

Resolution 15: Development of Equine Infectious Anemia Working Group

Resolution 16: Record and Electronically Capture Radio Frequency Identification on Imported Horses

2013

Resolution 7: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS (EP) GENETIC STRAIN TYPING OF EP ORGANISMS

Resolution 13: CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS - POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TESTING

Resolution 15: NATIONAL EQUINE COMMUNICATION CENTER

2012

Resolution 7: STANDARDIZATION OF EQUINE HERPES VIRUS-1 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TESTING AT DIAGNOSTIC FACILITIES

Resolution 19: DOURINE AND GLANDERS TESTING OF DOMESTIC EQUIDS AT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, VETERINARY SERVICES, NATIONAL VETERINARY SERVICES LABORATORY

2011

Resolution 4: NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK FUNDING

Resolution 21: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS – RELEASE OF TEST NEGATIVE TREATED HORSES

Resolution 22: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS - IMPORTATION TESTING

2010

Resolution 28: DEVELOPMENT OF FRAMEWORK FOR EQUINE HEALTH PROGRAM WITH EMPHASIS ON EQUINE INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Resolution 29: CANADIAN EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS IMPORT REQUIREMENTS

Resolution 30: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS

Resolution 31: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS – CLEARANCE TEST RESEARCH

Resolution 32: EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS IMPORTS PRIOR TO 2005

2009

Resolution 5: FAILURE OF IMPORTING COUNTRIES TO FOLLOW WORLD ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR IMPORTATIONS OF ANIMALS

Resolution 8: CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS (CEM)

2008

Resolution 26: Enhanced Equine Infectious Anemia Program Funding

Resolution 27: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Microchip Identification of Imported Equids

Resolution 28: Equine Piroplasmosis Research Funding

2007

Resolution 19: Request for Serum from the National Animal Health Laboratory Network for an Equine Piroplasmosis Serological Survey

Resolution 20: Request for Serum from the National Animal Health Monitoring System for an Equine Piroplasmosis Serological Survey

2006

Resolution 08: Equine Infectious Anemia

Resolution 09: Equine Piroplasmosis

Resolution 10: Equine Piroplasmosis

2005

Resolution 11: Need for Research to Determine the Efficacy of Antiprotozoal Therapy for Clearance of Infection in Horses Chronically Infected with Babesia caballi or Babesia equi, the Causal Agents for Piroplasmosis

Resolution 12: Development of an Additional Category for Non-Competition Entertainment Horses Imported From Contagious Equine Metritis-Affected Countries

2004

Resolution 03: Need for Timely Pertinent Information from USDA-APHIS-VS On Current Disease Situations Affecting Horses

Resolution 04: Electronic EIA Forms

Resolution 16: Equine Infectious Anemia Control Program

Other Resources

Equine Diseases Forum White Paper (2016)
EHM Guidelines - PDF  (Sept. 2015)
Equine Disease Forum (2016) co-hosted with NIAA

1. Biosecurity

a. Biosecurity Toolkit for Equine Events (California Department of Food and Agriculture)

b. EHV Business Continuity Plan ( Colorado Department of Agriculture)

c. Horse Venue Biosecurity Workbook (Australia Animal Health)

2. Domestic Diseases

a. AAEP Influenza Guidelines (2012)

b. AAEP Pigeon Fever Guidelines (2013)

c. AAEP Strangles Document

d. AAEP Vesicular Stomatitis Control Guidelines

e. ACVIM 2005 Strangles Consensus Statement

3. Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)

a. IDOHC EHM Incident Guidance Document

b. IDOHC EHM Incident Guidance Document—Executive Summary

c. ACVIM 2009 EHV-1 Consensus Statement

d. USDA EHV Brochure

e. USDA 2008 NAHMS Report on EHM Mitigation Experiences, Lessons Learned and Future Needs

4. Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

a. 2015 USDA EIA Discussion Group Summary Document

b. 2014 USDA EIA Annual Report

c. Iowa State 2009 EIA Fact Sheet

d. 2007 USDA EIA UM&R

5. Equine Piroplasmosis(EP)

a. 2010 USDA EP Protect Your Horse Factsheet

b. 2010 USDA EP Literature Review Document

c. 2009 USDA EP Fact Sheet

d. 2008 Iowa State EP Fact Sheet

6. Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)

a. 2006 USDA USAHA report on the 2006 Multistate Event

b. 2005 Dr. Timoney Article: EVA Is the Disease a Cause for Industry Concern?

c. 2004 USDA EVA UM&R

d. 2002 USDA Fact Sheet

e. AAEP EVA Fact Sheet

7. General Infectious Diseases

a. AAEP Vaccination Guidelines Executive Summary

b. AAEP Vaccination Guidelines

c. AAEP Infectious Disease Control Guidelines

d. AAEP Adult Vaccination Chart

e. AAEP Foal Vaccination Chart

8. Movement

a. Webpage PDF—USDA Equine Import Protocols

b. Webpage PDF—USDA Import from CEM Affected Country Protocols

c. HHHP Handbook

9. Miscellaneous Documents

a. NAHMS NASS 2015 Questionnaire

b. 2016 State Animal Health Officials List