Profile of a Cowboy Hero

Words often used to characterize those we think of as our heroes are: passionate, bold, leaders, larger than life, proud, strong and outspoken. Words not always associated with heroes are: quiet, reserved, humble and modest. I hope this changes as you read on and I introduce you to an individual who is a real hero to many; a man who embodies all these words, especially the ones not usually associated with heroes.

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First Case of Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in Three Horses in Pecos County

AUSTIN- Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in three horses at a Pecos County premises located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton, Texas. The animals were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling on the animals' tongues and lips, and contacted their veterinary practitioner. Testing at the USDA National Veterinary Services lab in Ames, Iowa confirmed the New Jersey serotype of virus in the affected horses.

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