Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) http://kunc.org en Horse Virus Outbreak Slows in Colorado http://kunc.org/post/horse-virus-outbreak-slows-colorado <p>Colorado officials say the spread of a deadly horse virus that&rsquo;s shut down rodeos and horse shows across the state and country appears to be slowing.&nbsp; There have been nine confirmed and 22 suspected cases of the Equine Herpes Virus in Colorado.&nbsp; But a new case hasn&rsquo;t been detected for two weeks.&nbsp; Fri, 03 Jun 2011 20:06:29 +0000 Kirk Siegler 9105 at http://kunc.org Horse Virus Outbreak Slows in Colorado Colorado Officials Scramble to Contain Equine Virus http://kunc.org/post/colorado-officials-scramble-contain-equine-virus <p>A deadly virus is spreading among horses in the western United States and parts of Canada.&nbsp; The highly contagious Equine Herpes Virus-1 isn&rsquo;t a threat to humans.&nbsp; But it spreads easily among horses and even llamas and alpacas.&nbsp; So far, it&rsquo;s caused scores of horse owners to quarantine their animals.&nbsp; And as KUNC&#39;s Kirk Siegler reports, it&rsquo;s also forced the cancelations of horse shows and competitions in Colorado and other states.</p> Fri, 20 May 2011 00:46:07 +0000 Kirk Siegler 8346 at http://kunc.org Colorado Officials Scramble to Contain Equine Virus Fatal Equine Virus Moves Colorado to Change Horse Transportation Requirements http://kunc.org/post/fatal-equine-virus-moves-colorado-change-horse-transportation-requirements <p>The <a href="http://www.colorado.gov/ag">Colorado Department of Agriculture</a> is putting in place new transportation requirements for horses traveling to the state. It&rsquo;s a move that comes on the heels of three confirmed cases of a fatal horse virus. Wed, 18 May 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 8212 at http://kunc.org Fatal Equine Virus Moves Colorado to Change Horse Transportation Requirements