Important Notice: AHS Case Reported At Vaal

Strict midge vector control is urged

National Horseracing Authority

The National Horseracing Authority advises all Trainers and relevant stakeholders that a positive case of African Horse Sickness (AHS) has been confirmed, after Laboratory analysis, in the Vaal Training Centre.

Trainers are advised to exercise strict midge vector control during this period.

Please refer to the previous AHS press release regarding the various precautions which should be taken in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

The movement of horses within the Infected Zone as well as the Racing schedule is not affected at this stage, however, this situation may change and is largely dependent on all role players adhering to the professional guidance as provided.

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