Articles: Press Release
USDA Government Veterinarian to Discuss Equine Virus with Concerned
Jenny Ross of
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
at (561) 753-3389 or at email@example.com
Wellington, FL - December 14, 2006 - On Saturday, December 16, USDA
Government Veterinarian, Dr. Julie Gauthier, will meet with equestrians,
community members, and members of the media to discuss the Equine
Rhinopneumonitis Virus. The disease, also known as Equine Herpes Virus
or EHV, is a highly infectious viral disease that may be affecting the
Wellington community. Early reports indicate that this disease might be
the root cause of the recent outbreak in the area.
In an attempt to contain and control this illness, Stadium Jumping Inc.
elected to cancel the American Grand Prix Association Championship and
the Christmas Festival Horse Show, scheduled for this weekend in
The meeting with Dr. Gauthier will be held at 10:00am in the Jockey Club
at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club on 14440 Pierson Road in
Wellington, FL. The Jockey Club, also referred to as the VIP tent, is
located adjacent to the large, grass Internationale Arena.
This discussion forum is open to all members of the community.
For more information on this discussion, please contact Elizabeth Hedley
of Stadium Jumping Inc. at 561-793-JUMP (5867).