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Published May 25, 2011, 09:17 AM

Change of plans for horse owners after equine herpes outbreak

Kindred, ND (WDAY TV) - Area horse owners are changing their summer plans after a strain of the equine herpes-1 virus broke out in western states, including South Dakota. Scores of horse shows, rodeos and team penning competitions have been canceled because the virus is so contagious and the potentially fatal disease can spread from horse to horse quickly.

By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAY

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