Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)

EHM is a contagious disease of the nervous system caused by an infection with a virus called equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). There are two strains of the virus and both can cause EHM.


EHM is a contagious disease of the nervous system caused by an infection with a virus called equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). There are two strains of the virus and both can cause EHM.

Ontario Animal Health Network EHM INFOGRAPHIC - Learn about prevention, risk, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and reducing the spread of EHM.

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