NSW DPI veterinarian testing a horse for equine influenza during the 2007-08 outbreak in NSW.
NSW is EI-free, thanks to horse owners, industry and the public whose assistance during the 2007/08 outbreak allowed NSW to achieve a monumental victory over this disease.
Travelling Horse Statements and event registrations are no longer required in NSW. However, it is adivsable that the event guidelines be followed.
- What is equine influenza?
Information on the disease, clinical signs in horses (includes video), and how to take a horse's temperature.
- Summary of the 2007/08 Equine Influenza Outbreak
The course of the outbreak and the keys to success of the eradication of the disease. Includes A3 poster.
- Equine influenza symposium
A symposium on the equine influenza emergency was held in December 2008, and featured a series of short presentations from a wide range of participants.
- National equine influenza summit
A national summit was conducted in Sydney on 25 September 2008 to consider options on the management of a potential future incursion of equine influenza.
- Guidelines for disinfection: Personal disinfection
- Guidelines for disinfection: Vehicle and float disinfection
- Information for vets
- Further information on horse health and disease
From 1 January 2009, horse event registration in NSW is not required. However, it is adivsable that the event guidelines be followed. See Horse events.
Emergency Animal Disease Hotline
- Phone 1800 675 888