U.S. Ports of Entry for Horses, Including Equine Semen and Embryos

U.S. Ports of Entry for Horses, Including Equine Semen and Embryos

Warning!

Due to the dynamic nature of security requirements and inspection personnel you *MUST* contact the port at least *3 business days prior to crossing*. Each port may have its own additional requirements - contact them for the latest information.

Check with the border port to determine if they require the importer to use an authorized customs broker.

 

Contact for Appointment

Eastport, ID

Dr. Charles Smith
P.O. Box 227
Eastport, ID 83826
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (208) 267-2396

Contact for Appointment

Houlton, ME

Dr. Patrick Coville
27 Customs Loop
Houlton, ME 04730
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (207) 532-6099

Contact for Appointment

Detroit, MI

Dr. Shawn Dunn
Deborah Bashaw
2810 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48216
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (313) 226-4428

Port Huron, MI

Dr. James Boucher
Rhett Hurley
2835 Wadhams Road
Kimball, MI 48074
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (810) 985-5433

Sault St. Marie, MI

Dr. Clinton Groover
c/o Pickford Animal Clinic
Route 1, Box 34
Pickford, MI 49774
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (906) 647-6512

Contact for Appointment

Baudette, MN

3509 Miriam Avenue, Suite B
P.O. Box 4124
Bismarck, ND 58502
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (701) 250-4210

International Falls, MN

3509 Miriam Avenue, Suite B
P.O. Box 4124
Bismarck, ND 58502
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (701) 250-4210

Contact for Appointment

Raymond/Ophiem, MT

Dr. Kenneth Lee
P.O. Box 340
Scobey, MT 59263
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (406) 487-5955

Sweetgrass, MT

Dr. James Becker
P.O. Box 131
Sweetgrass, MT 59484
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (406) 335-2142

Contact for Appointment

Dunseith, ND

Dr. Anne Scully
10924 Highway 281
Dunseith, ND 58329
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (701) 263-3364

Pembina, ND

Dr. Steven Swartz
Dr. Monica Augenstein
10980 I-29, Suite 4
Pembina, ND 58271
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (701) 825-6262

Portal, ND

Dr. Marie Meschke
101 Railroad Avenue
P.O. Box 331
Portal, ND 58772
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (701) 926-4281

Contact for Appointment

Alexandria Bay, NY

Dr.Theresa Taraska
46741 US Route 81
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2110
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (315) 482-2601

Champlain, NY

Dr. Wayne Evans
198 West Service Road
Champlain, NY 12919
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (518) 298-2191

Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY

Dr. Farooq Hashmi
3905 Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (716) 297-6203

Contact for Appointment

Derby Line, VT

Dr. Wayne Evans
84 Main Street
Derby Line, VT 05830
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (802) 873-4523

Highgate Springs, VT

Dr. Wayne Evans
480 Welcome Center Rd
Highgate Springs, VT 05460
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (802) 868-2556

Contact for Appointment

Oroville, WA

Dr. Sally Highet
33643 Highway 97
Oroville, WA 98844
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (509) 476-2635

Sumas, WA

Dr. Paul Kohrs
P.O. Box 1049
Sumas, WA 98295-1049
vs.nbp@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (360) 988-5715

With the exception of Del Rio, APHIS Veterinary Services (VS) port veterinarians will inspect horses on the Mexican side of each port. Make a reservation for quarantine space at least 3 days in advance of arrival at the border port.

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Kerry Forsyth

US Customs Building, Room 204
1 Pan American Highway
Douglas, AZ 85607
Kerry.S.Forsyth@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (520) 364-5681

Gary Racel

US Customs Building, Room 204
1 Pan American Highway
Douglas, AZ 85607
Gary.E.Racel@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (520) 364-5681

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Evelyn Williams

San Luis II Commercial Port of Entry
Arizona Highway 195 & Country Avenue East
San Luis, AZ 85349
Evelyn.Y.Williams@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (623) 393-9270

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Rita Kester

200 North Mariposa Road
Room B617
Nogales, AZ 85607
Rita.S.Kester@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (623) 393-9270

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Sean McCartney

No port office
P.O. Box 100
Columbus, NM 88029
Sean.P.McCartney@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (575) 640-9567

Jorge Aguirre

No port office
P.O. Box 100
Columbus, NM 88029
Jorge.A.Aguirre@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (505) 228-8331

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Walter Howe

No port office Walter.F.Howe@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (575) 589-6150

Contact for Appointment

Dr. Camilo Potes

120 San Francisco Street
Laredo, TX 78040
Camilo.Potes@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (956) 726-2330

Roberto Adams

120 San Francisco Street
Laredo, TX 78040
Roberto.M.Adams@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (956) 726-2330

Contact for Appointment

Dr. David Mouser

1600 West Bridge Road
Presidio, TX 79845
Richard.D.Mouser@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (512) 202-7939

Hector Morales

1600 West Bridge Road
Presidio, TX 79845
HectorMorales@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (432) 295-0246

Del Rio inspects on the US side. Horses crossing at this border port will require a permit from NIES.

Contact for Appointment

Dr. James Boucher

1582 Clenegas Road
Del Rio, TX 78840
James.D.Boucher@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (830) 775-2940

Gillis Gurley

1582 Clenegas Road
Del Rio, TX 78840
Robert.G.Gurley@aphis.usda.gov
phone: (512) 383-2400
alt phone: (830) 308-9354

Ports that APHIS maintains oversight for physical inspections, cleaning and disinfection of containers.

Transit Only

Private Quarantine

Chicago Import Quarantine
Arlington Park Racetrack
2200 Euclid Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60006
info@ciqord.com
phone: (847) 385-7609
fax: (847) 385-7606

Contacts
Matt Haug (630) 715-0326
Jim Bladed (708) 610-5542

Private Quarantine

Jet Pets, Inc.
9111 Falmouth Avenue
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
jpequine@jetpets.com
phone: (310) 823-8901
fax: (310) 305-8297

Federal Quarantine

Miami Animal Import Center (MAIC)
6300 NW 36th St
Miami, FL 33122
phone: (305) 876-2200
fax: (305) 876-2201

Private Quarantine

Animal Import Centers, LLC
Jose Alessandrini
5400 N.W. 75th Avenue
Miami, FL 33166
tony@thebasfarm.com
Thebas Farm
12401 S.W. 51 ST.
Miami, FL 33175
phone: (786) 412-0217

Federal Quarantine

New York Animal Import Center (NYAIC)
474 International Blvd
Rock Tavern, NY 12575
phone: (845) 838-5500
fax: (845) 838-5516

Private Quarantine

ARK Import Export Center, LLC/ The ARK at JFK
JFK International Airport
78A North Boundary Road
Jamaica, NY 11430
info@arkjfk.com
phone: (212) 328-9132
www.arkjfk.com

Private Quarantine

Hacienda Siesta Alegre
Road 186, KM 23.9, El Verde
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico 00745
siestaalegre@gmail.com
phone: (787) 397-8118
fax: (352) 425-2872

Contacts
Greg Jackson
greg@horseair.com

Transit Only

 

Ports listed have APHIS oversight for physical inspections and cleaning and disinfection of containers.

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Newark, NJ
  • New York: JFK
  • San Francisco, CA

 

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