The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages horse owners to participate in a web seminar tonight on Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).

At 8 p.m. Eastern time, May 24, 2011, a web presentation will provide horse owners with an update on the status of the EHV-1 outbreak and timely information on EHV-1 disease, testing, how to monitor your horse for disease, and how owners can prevent EHV-1 spread with optimal horse management, hygiene, and biosecurity measures. Following the presentation, panelists will answer questions on EHV-1 for another 30 minutes.

See http://www.thehorse.com/ViewArticle.aspx?ID=18280 for more information.

Register now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/646146304
The seminar is presented by TheHorse.com and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health.