Equine

 

Dark brown horse with head over wooden slat fence.Below is a summary of the requirements for equine coming into the state of Idaho.
Following only the information on this page will not guarantee that you are in compliance with Idaho's import requirements.

Equidae is defined as "horses, ponies, asses, mules and zebras" in IDAPA 02.04.21, Rules Governing Governing the Importation of Animals. Please peruse this rule for additional information, and don't hesitate to call with any questions.


Questions about brand requirements should be directed to the Idaho Brand Board at (208) 884-7070.

Effective February 1, 2017 there is no longer an agreement waiving EIA testing for equines entering Idaho from Washington and Oregon. This means that all equines must have a negative EIA (Coggins) test within 12 months prior to entering Idaho.

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All equidae require a current Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI). ISDA will accept the 6 month equine health certificate from Montana, Oregon and Washington.

   
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All equidae require a negative EIA (Equine Infectious Anemia, or Coggins) test within 12 months before coming into Idaho.

   
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All intact male equines (any animal listed as M or S on the CVI) require an EVA statement to be recorded next to their name and description on their CVI. The statement must be one of the following:

"Vaccinated for EVA"
     A copy of the animal's test and vaccination      certificate needs to be attached.
"Seropositive Carrier of EVA"
     The test date needs to be recorded on the      CVI.
"Seropositive Non-shedder of EVA"
     A copy of the negative semen EVA virus      isolation test result needs to be attached to      the CVI.
"Unknown EVA Status"

Equine semen may be imported with one of these statements, regarding the stallion it came from, attached to the shipment.