Equine Research Centre

The Equine Research Centre (ERC), University of Pretoria (UP), and the University of Witwatersrand, in a multi-disciplinary collaboration to improve the research initiatives in African Horse Sickness (AHS), are delighted to present our Equine Research Centre website. Included in the website will be the Equine Research Centre monthly Newsletter in which we’ll bring you up to date with some of what has transpired over the past few years, what is in progress, and what the future holds.

The Equine Research Centre (headed by Professor Alan Guthrie) is an entity within the University of Pretoria and situated at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort Campus. 

All information on this website and in the ERC Newsletter comes directly from the ERC and provides you with reliable information on a number of topics including African Horse Sickness.

We will provide topical information concerning AHS, research on diagnostic tests and new trends in vaccines and surveillance. They will also include information on other activities within the ERC including updates on equine encephalosis virus (EEV), piroplasmosis and contagious equine metritis (CEM).

Other diseases being researched by the ERC are: Equine Influenza, Equine Encephalosis Virus (EEV), Equine Piroplasmosis, Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM).

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