NV horse events canceled/postponed this weekend? – KOLO

RENO, Nev. (AP) – State Veterinarian JJ Goicoechea strongly urges all equine events scheduled for this weekend to be canceled, especially in southern Nevada, in efforts to slow the spread of Equine Herpes Virus. “Our recommendation is based on the likelihood of statewide exposure at an event March 8-10 in Fernley, and we are coordinating with event managers to take every precaution to mitigate continued spread,” Dr. Goicoechea said. State agriculture officials have ordered the quarantine or a second and third horse in southern Nevada that tested positive for an equine herpes virus after the state high school rodeo last ...

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