African Horse Sickness – Porterville

controlled-areaFollowing on good rains in much of the country, there have been numerous reports of suspected cases of African Horse Sickness, including some the Porterville area of the Western Cape.

The Western Cape’s state vet has asked us to share this situation report on the two confirmed cases in Porterville.  Please open the following two documents for the full details.

AHS Outbreak Sitrep Porterville – 2014 03 14

AHS Public Information – 2014 03 14

If you are concerned about your horse, there are various online resources, including the official African Horse Sickness Trust and volunteer groups like AHS The Equine Challenge on Facebook who share updates and advice.


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