Video of Press Conference on Equine Herpes Virus in Wellington Offered at No Charge on PhelpsSports.com
Wellington, FL – December 16, 2006 – This morning at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Center and home to the Winter Equestrian Festival, hundreds of Wellington equestrians from every discipline gathered for a press conference.
Dr. Maureen Long of the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Michael Short from the State of Florida Department of Agriculture, Dr. Scott Swerdlin of Palm Beach Equine Clinic, and Dr. Dix Harrell, the USDA Assistant Area Veterinarian in Charge, spoke and answered questions pertaining to the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). The USDA District veterinary medical officer, Dr. Julie Gaulthier, was also present.
The entire press conference was videotaped, and as a public service, will be available for free viewing on the front page of www.phelpssports.com.