Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Asked: 11/4/2008, 11:51 by Katrina Samuel.
Answered: 19/4/2008, 21:10 by James Urry.
Thank you for your responsible approach to movement into South Africa's
Export Zone in the Western Cape at this critical time.
Given the extent of the current and ongoing outbreak in Eastern Cape, it is
not possible to accurately predict when the local State Vet will accommodate
Alternatively, the following option is available:
Healthy, correctly vaccinated horses (with health certificate from Private
veterinarian) may be moved under cover of a normal movement permit issued by
the State Veterinarian in the province of origin to the quarantine facility
in Beaufort West for a compulsory 3 week quarantine period. Dr Jaco Pienaar
(Tel: 023 414 2154) State Vet Beaufort West should be contacted to arrange
the necessary quarantine.
For all general enquiries please contact:
Dr Gary Buhrmann
Chief State Veterinarian, Boland
021 808 5026