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The Virginia Horse Council is your voice for the expanding equine industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Council is a not-for-profit organization formed by horsemen for Virginia horsemen. The membership and Board of Directors represent all breeds. The purpose of the Virginia Horse Council is to promote and improve the horse industry in Virginia. Our mission is to serve as the umbrella organization of the Virginia equine community and to serve as the lobbyist on issues affecting, horsemen, horsewomen and horses in the Commonwealth. This is a mission that your Virginia Horse Council Board of Directors takes seriously and is both committed to following and is dedicated to fulfilling.

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1st VA Horse in 2014 Tests Positive for WNV

FIRST VIRGINIA HORSE IN 2014 TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS Horse had not been vaccinated for disease. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) today announced 2014’s first positive case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a … Continue reading

First Case of EEE in a Horse for 2014

FIRST CASE OF EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HORSE FOR 2014 The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has confirmed the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse this year. The horse, a two-year-old Arabian … Continue reading

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