Request for restriction on testing for Equine Influenza

It has been requested that trainers do not blanket test their horses at this point in the outbreak unless sick horses are detected to allow AHT to process the large number of samples generated by testing of possible new cases and in-contacts from previous confirmed cases.

BHA – Equine Influenza Alert – Update

Following the Equine Influenza Alert on 18 January 2019, the BHA has discussed the recent outbreaks in Europe with the Animal Health Trust, and veterinary advisors from stakeholder groups including the National Trainers Federation and the Racehorse Owners Association.

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BHA – Equine Influenza Alert

The BHA would like to make trainers and other industry participants aware of several outbreaks of Equine Influenza in France, Belgium and Ireland, some of which have occurred in vaccinated horses.

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