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Updated horse health requirements and arrival instructions for 2019 APHA World Show

In order to ensure the health of all horses attending the 2019 APHA World Championship Show September 16-29 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, the following horse health requirements and arrival instructions will be in effect.

  • Health certificates within 30 days are required for all horses.
  • A negative EIA (Coggin’s) test is required for all horses, dated within the previous 12 months.
  • NEW: Health certificates dated within 14 days of arrival are required for any horse coming from a state with current Vesicular Stomatitis cases. As of publication, affected states include, but are not limited to, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. Stay up-to-date on these requirements and possible changes that might occur.
  • Health papers will be checked by event staff, with a visual inspection of all horses. This will take place before you can unload animals at the facility.

Horse Arrival Instructions

Upon arrival at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, trailers will be directed to the equestrian inspection station, located in Yellow Lot A (Gate 43). Check out our map and directions.

 

Texas Animal Health Commission Interstate & Intrastate Entry Requirements

Visit the Texas Animal Health Commission website for Texas Intestate Entry Requirements.

tahc.texas.gov/regs/entry.html

Visit the Equine Disease Communication Center for updates on current disease outbreaks:

equinediseasecc.org

equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks

 

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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.

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