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EQUESTRIAN: Badminton stables hit by EHV
8:15am Tuesday 19th March 2013 in Sport
A CONFIRMED case of Equine Herpes Virus has been revealed in the Beaufort Hunt Stables, six weeks before the 2013 Horse Trials are due to get under way.
A statement from Trials organisers said: "There is a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus in the Beaufort Hunt stables at Badminton.
"We are consulting with our veterinary advisers including biosecurity experts from the Animal Health Trust so that we can ensure a secure environment for the international event horses, which are not due to come here for another six weeks. We will keep everyone informed of our plans.
"We will provide a further update in the next few days.''
The 2012 trials were cancelled because of the wet weather.
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