SWQHA Adjusts Show Schedule Due to EHV-1 Concerns

Equine herpesvirus type-1 concerns cause the Southwest Quarter Horse Association to postpones its February shows.

The American Quarter Horse Association

The Southwest Quarter Horse Association's February shows will be postponed due to equine herpesvirus type-1 concerns. The two shows will be moved to be held along with the existing March and April shows.

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE FEBRUARY SHOWS

Shows scheduled for February 6-7 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, have been postponed due to EHV-1.

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE MARCH SHOWS (A5053 AND A5054)

March 5-6 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1497-Dolly Chayer judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE APRIL SHOWS (A5055 AND A5056)

April 2-3 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1499 – Bobby Harrison judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico

About Equine Herpesvirus Type-1

The equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) infection in horses can cause respiratory disease, abortion in mares, neonatal foal death, and/or neurologic disease. The virus can spread through the air, contaminated equipment, clothing and hands.

Stay abreast of news regarding equine disease outbreaks in your area at www.equinediseasecc.org.