(IDAHO FALLS) – A national horse show just a few weeks ago is causing some major problems for horse populations around the country, including Idaho. At least two Idaho horses have confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Virus-1. Experts say the virus causes nasal discharge and loss of balance among horses, and has a high mortality rate. Earlier this week Nebraska officials quarantined five ranches known to have infected horses. Idaho officials have not released the locations of the animals infected within the state.
Jennifer Jackson, Idaho Fish and Game
Mike Moran, EastIdahoNews.com