West Nile - Protecting Your Horse

The West Nile Virus causes encephalitis or inflammation of the brain and has previously been found in Africa, western Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean region of Europe. Only birds are known to infect mosquitos with West Nile Virus, and mosquitos spread the disease to horses and humans.

Learn about the West Nile Virus (WNV), how the West Nile Virus spreads, how to protect your animals and clinical signs of West Nile Virus in Horses.