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Eleven research ponies recover from equine influenza

The horses first started showing symptoms of equine influenza Aug. 21, including cough and fever. The animals have been symptom-free since Aug. 27 but are still quarantined.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2020

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct a factual error where ponies were incorrectly identified as horses.  Eleven ponies at WSU contracted equine influenza, which is an airborne virus spread through infected droplets. The ponies first started showing symptoms Aug. 21, including cough and fe...

79 horses, 45 years, one man

Brent Glover, president and main caretaker of Orphan Acres, talks about the struggles of taking care of nearly 70 horses and where his passion with rescuing horses began on Jan. 31 at Orphan Acres in Viola, ID.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2020

A one-eyed horse neighed in a wooden stall as Orphan Acres president Brent Glover stood on a ladder to change a lightbulb.  Miss Degree ("Miss D" for short) is one of 79 horses Glover takes care of with the help of volunteers at Orphan Acres, a nonprofit horse sanctuary. The smell of manur...

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