Lone Star Park Updates EHV-1 Policy

The Dallas-area track opens its 26-night Quarter Horse meet on September 16.

Press release

Lone Star Park has updated its EHV-1 policy. The track's 26-night Quarter Horse meet runs September 16-November 12.

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie is now permitting horses shipping to Texas from Ruidoso Downs Racetrack to enter its stable area, effective immediately.

Lone Star Park's fall Quarter Horse meet opens September 16.

With the Ruidoso Downs quarantine lifted, Lone Star Park has now rescinded its stable area ban on horses shipping in from the New Mexico track. All horsemen are reminded of the existing policies currently in place for every horse shipping into the stable area at Lone Star Park:

"Horsemen are reminded that we continue to require to all horses admitted to or already in the stable area to have a current (90 day) FDA approved EHV-1 vaccine or EHV-1 booster. Vaccine information must be noted on the health certificate for admittance to Lone Star Park's stable area. 

"All trainers and horse haulers are urged to take extreme caution when transporting horses to properly disinfect and sanitize their trailers if there is any chance they may have transported an exposed horse. We also stress the importance of everyday biosecurity methods for all horsemen to continue to follow."

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