Travel and Biosecurity: Attention Ford Youth World Exhibitors

Travel and Biosecurity: Attention Ford Youth World Exhibitors

Exhibitors, please be aware of your state’s health requirements before returning home from the Ford Youth World.

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Attention Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show exhibitors, please be aware that Oklahoma has confirmed areas with positive vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases. Horses traveling home from the Ford Youth World need to verify their state’s health requirements before leaving State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

State entry requirements and additional information are available at

The onsite veterinarian at the Ford Youth World is available to provide health certificates for those travelling home from the show. Please contact the veterinarian before you plan on leaving Oklahoma City to meet your state’s re-entry requirements.

Visit the Equine Disease Communication Center for updates on current disease outbreaks at

For more information on vesicular stomatitis and other diseases, visit the AAEP website.

Check out this biosecurity checklist from AQHA Corporate Partner Zoetis for more information on how to protect your horse.

Follow these tips from Zoetis to help prevent disease outbreaks at home and on the road.

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