An adult pony with no known vaccine history and no recent travel history has contracted the mosquito borne viral disease, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Washington County, Florida.

Beautiful horses
Public domain image/Dusan Bicanski

This is the second EEE case reported in Washington County and the 13th case seen in Florida to date.

Clinical signs of EEE began on July 9 and the horse was euthanized for humane reasons the same day.

For more information on EEE, visit the AAEP website