10 Jun EIA Update from California
Two Racing Quarter Horses Positive For Equine Infectious Anemia In California, Tied To Unsanctioned Racing
The following statement was released to media June 6 by California Horse Racing Board executive director Scott Chaney and CHRB chief official veterinarian Dr. Timotny Grande:
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) has recently been detected in California’s racing Quarter Horse population. On May 2 and May 26 respectively, two Quarter Horses were confirmed positive for EIA when tested for entry into a racetrack. In addition, on May 20, 24 cases were confirmed EIA positive amongst exposed horses.