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.

As of August 4 , 2015 the following states have had premises under quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) within the past 30 days:
           - Colorado
           - New Mexico

           - South Dakota
           - Utah
           - Wyoming
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.


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All equidae require a current Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI). 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, unless traveling only between Washington, Oregon and 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.