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Horses that have travelled to events and commingled with others are especially vulnerable to nEHV-1 infection.

What you need to know about the herpes virus in horses

A recent case in Saskatchewan has prompted warnings, but many horses carry the virus without becoming ill

Reading Time: 3 minutes A diagnosis of Neurotropic equine herpesvirus (nEHV-1) in a horse displaying neurological symptoms has recently been confirmed in Saskatchewan. Prior to diagnosis this horse had travelled to a number of rodeos in Alberta and thus there is the potential for exposure of numerous horses. As a result, horse owners have been alerted and are advised […] Read more

Share your family’s 4-H stories

Deadline for submissions is March 31

Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s still time to share your family’s 4-H story. The 4-H Heritage Families initiative is an opportunity for families with a strong 4-H history to talk about their involvement with 4-H, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in the province this year. 4-H Alberta is collecting stories and photos of multi-generational families that will be […] Read more