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.
As of October 23, 2015 the following states have had premises under quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) within the past 30 days:
- New Mexico
- South Dakota
Animals located on a premises where VS has been diagnosed may not enter Idaho. All other livestock coming from these states require an entry permit and the following statement on their CVI: "All animals identified on this certificate of veterinary inspection have been examined and found to be free from Vesicular Stomatitis. During the last thirty (30) days; these animals have neither been exposed to Vesicular Stomatitis nor located within an area where Vesicular Stomatitis has been diagnosed."
Effective April 6, 2015 - Equine moving between the states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington are exempt from having a current EIA (Coggins) test prior to movement. All equine are still required to have an interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (iCVI or Health Certificate) prior to interstate movement. This testing exemption applies only to equine traveling between the states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington.