Barn Biosecurity - infection control at home and on the road

Wendy Mollat, DVM, ACVIM, Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital will discuss Barn Biosecurity on Thursday, April 4, 2012 from 4 – 5 pm at the Washington State hunter Jumper Association Spring Inaugural Event, Evergreen Equestrian Park, Monroe, WA.  Dr. Mollat will review and discuss infection control practices at home and while on the road.  As of March 29, Washington now has four confirmed positive cases of the non-neurotropic form of EHV-1, per the state veterinarian. Currently, only two facilities are affected. Both facilities are following voluntary quarantine recommendations and are monitoring the remaining horses for any new cases.  Please contact

The Spring National Inaugural is a USEF 'A' rated Hunter show with something for everyone, including the ever popular Equitation Challengeand plenty of equitation and medal classes. The Spring Nationals have become one of the Northwest's signature show series representing for many the start of the show season.

Dr. Mollat graduated with her DVM from Oregon State University in 2002 and then went on to complete a 1-year internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital where she developed an interest in camelids, neonatology and infectious disease. Dr. Mollat followed her internship with a 3-year residency in Large Animal Medicine at UC Davis and became Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In September 2006, Dr. Mollat returned to Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital to lead the medicine section of the Equine referral hospital. Her focus at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital includes biosecurity (controlling the spread of infectious disease), neurological diseases, neonatology, Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, and camelid (alpaca and llama) medicine