Antonia Ax:son Johnson's Swedish dressage and stallion station Lovsta Stuteri is under temporary quarantine after one of the horses was diagnosed with an potentially infectious fever.
Lovsta Stuteri is the home base of Swedish multiple Olympic dressage rider Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven and the yard stands some of Sweden's highest quality dressage stallions as well as a selection of jumper sires.
At the end of last week a young horse at the Stjärnborg farm, where the stallion centre is located, contracted fever and was isolated from the rest of the barn. In order to be safe, the stallion show scheduled in Helsingborg already featured a trimmed down line-up of stallions.
Today the station announced that the stallion barn has gone into quarantine until 3 May 2018. No more horses can go in and out, but the semen delivery will continue to run on schedule.
"No other horse in the yard is sick," said Malin Cohlin, station manager at Lövsta stuteri. "On the advice of the veterinarian we are isolated for two weeks. Our hope is to open and receive mares for insemination at the station as of Friday 4 May."
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