West Nile Virus In Smith County Horses

Two more horses have tested positive for the West Nile virus in Smith County. One horse is pastured off County Road 46. The other is near Spur 248.  Health officials say West Nile symptoms in a horse may include a change in gait, and muscle twitching. A horse vaccine was recently approved for the West Nile virus.  Anyone with questions about the vaccine should contact a veterinarian.