• Colorado Horse News,  Horse Ownership in Colorado

    EIA Positive Horse in Colorado

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 28, 2018 Contacts: Media: Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us Horse Owners & Veterinarians: State Veterinarian’s Office, (303) 869-9130, cda_co_animals@state.co.us EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado   BROOMFIELD, Colo. –The Colorado Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian’s Office, was notified by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) that a Weld County horse tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The initial test result was received on August 24, 2018, with a re-test confirmation on August 28, 2018.  The Weld County facility is currently under a quarantine order that restricts movement of horses until further testing is completed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA).