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.

Due to Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) All livestock (including cattle, swine, equines, domestic cervidae, and camelids) entering Idaho from Arizona 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 Arizona 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."

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All equidae require a current Certificate of Veterinary Inspection. ISDA will accept the 6 month equine health certificate from California, 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 will require one of the following statements be recorded next to their name and description on their Certificate of Veterinary Inspection:

"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.