AHS Movement Restrictions – Western Cape Horses

Please note that the following areas are under movement restrictions for direct movement into the AHS controlled area until further notice.

KwaZulu Natal Province Mpumalanga Province Germiston State Vet Area Port Elizabeth State Vet area Kimberley State Vet Area

Partial closure of Limpopo Province North West Province Pretoria and Randfontein SV area Kroonstad SV Area Hoopstad SV Area

For movement applications into the AHS controlled area please continue to submit your applications as per the normal process, and you will be informed should the holding fall within a 30 km radius of a suspect or confirmed AHS case.

For the KZN and MPU please advise your clients that Stop Over Quarantine is definitely going to be required for movement into the controlled area.’

For movement from all other areas the client should be advised that as we are now entering the high risk time of year for AHS, Stop Over Quarantine may very well be required, and they should factor this cost in to their plans for movement from the infected area of RSA into the AHS controlled area

Regards Dr Camilla Weyer BVSC, MSc, PhD DAFF authorised Veterinarian (Ref: 1/2/1/7/8) State Vet Boland authorised Veterinarian (Movement Control and Equine Disease Surveillance) and Research Officer Equine Health Fund, Wits Health Consortium Cell: 076 152 2782 Fax: 086 558 9818