Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)

Published: November 2013

Equine viral arteritis (EVA) is a serious viral disease of horses than can affect the respiratory system and/or the reproductive system. Its importance to the U.S. equine industry was highlighted during a 2006 breeding industry outbreak that was associated with venereal spread of the virus in semen. This fact sheet provides background information on EVA, including prevention and control.