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.
On May 28, 2014 Texas was the first state to have animals diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) this year. All livestock (including cattle, swine, equines, domestic cervidae, and camelids) entering Idaho from Texas must meet additional requirements. The animals cannot enter Idaho if they originate from a facility within 10 miles of a diagnosed case of VS. All livestock from Texas requires an entry permit listed on the CVI, as well as the following statement:
"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."