Let's talk extraordinary. Have you ever seen a horse sit on command? You're about to. A most talented lady in Bolivia, one of "Wilmington's Women to Watch in 2014", has some trick ponies up her sleeve, so to speak. Her trick is a click. A click of confidence. She's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
State health officials are warning owners to vaccinate their horses after two horses in North Carolina, including one in southeastern North Carolina, died recently of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE, within the past two weeks.
Kim Niggel is our Extraordinary Person of the Week, because of her efforts to help all walks of life enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. She does so with the help of horses and a few other animals.
Some horse farms are closing for the public for two weeks after four Raleigh horses contracted a rare virus and had to be euthanized.
The horses were at the same Raleigh boarding facility. State officials confirmed last week they had equine herpesvirus-1.
The Pender County Health Department says a four-year-old miniature stallion has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
It's the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year and second case reported in our area.
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has confirmed the death of a horse in Brunswick County earlier this month was the first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the State for 2013.