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Officials from the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) state seven of the EIA positive "racing Quarter Horses" and another horse on-site tested positive for a secondary infectious disease called equine piroplasmosis (EP).

Equine Disease Alerts: February 2019

EP is a tick-borne disease that affects horses, donkey, mules, and zebras. Specifically, its caused by the protozoa Babesia caballi or Theileria equi....
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Equine Piroplasmosis Outbreak in 17 Tennessee Horses

Ticks or blood The Tennessee state veterinarian’s office said Thursday it is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite that is affecting a stable of racing Quarter Horses. Officials say 17 horses...
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Equine Piroplasmosis Confirmed at New Mexico Facility

A southern New Mexico training facility is back under quarantine after a horse's equine piroplasmosis diagnosis. The New Mexico Livestock Board imposed the quarantine at Jovi Training Stables in Sunland Park late Frid...
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