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Love County Horse Tested For Deadly Virus

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Photo of a previous Breeder's Invitation held in Tulsa. [File photo] Photo of a previous Breeder's Invitation held in Tulsa. [File photo]

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LOVE COUNTY, Oklahoma -- A horse in Love County, Oklahoma is being tested for a highly contagious virus.

The potentially deadly equine herpes virus-one has spread from the west, forcing hose competitions in Tulsa and elsewhere to be postponed.

The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association show was canceled as a precaution, since horses from a show in Ogden, Utah, would be attending.

That's where several horses were apparently infected, including the horse in Love County. That horse and a herd of about 30 animals have been quarantined.

5/15/2011 Related Story: Tulsa's Breeder's Invitational Horse Show Postponed By Virus Fears

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