23 Mar 2013

Popular Horse Shows in Florida You wouldn't expect the bogs and wetlands of Florida to be hospitable to horses, but the American state boasts a long and rich history of horse shows. Some of the most prestigious horse shows in the United States are held in Florida. The state even hosted the world famous National Horse Show from 2002-08.Florida has a rich equestrian history. Florida e...

07 Mar 2013

March 6, 2013On February 20th, the Division of Animal Industry (DAI) was notified that a horse participating in the Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) show in Ocala had been referred to the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, after exhibiting clinical neurological signs. The horse tested positive for Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), wild-type strain. That horse had been hou...