Non-quarantined equids entering Oklahoma from the following Texas counties: Brooks, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleburg, Nueces shall be accompanied by: Oklahoma Entry Permit Number (you will need the date of arrival, time of arrival and location of delivery when you call for this permit) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) dated within ten (10) days of entry Negative Piroplasmosis cELISA test results within fourteen (14) days of entry (shipper shall carry an original copy of the test or NVSL Accession number) Negative EIA test within twelve (12) months of entry (shipper shall carry an original copy of the test) Statement on CVI by accredited veterinarian: “I have inspected these animals. They do not originate from an Equine Piroplasmosis quarantined area, do not display clinical signs of Equine Piroplasmosis, were inspected for ticks, including ear ticks, and were treated for ticks at the time of the inspection.” CVI shall include complete information on origin of horse and destination of horse and the veterinarian’s information must be complete and legible.

Equine piroplasmosis (EP) is a tick-borne disease that affects horses, donkeys, mules, and zebras. The disease is transmitted via tick bites or through mechanical transmission by improperly disinfected needles or surgical instruments.