Vaccinations

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The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More

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Some Vaccines Safe to Administer to Younger Foals

December 31, 2013

Study results suggest that in some cases veterinarians can begin vaccinating foals sooner than once thought.... Read More

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Can Vaccination Protect Horses from Neurologic EHV-1?

December 30, 2013

One EHV-1 vaccine could have some protective properties against the neurologic form of the virus.... Read More

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How Working at The Horse has Changed My Own Horse Care

December 18, 2013

Michelle reflects on how her job at The Horse has changed the way she manages and cares for her horses. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports New Equine WNV Case

November 14, 2013

Thus far in 2013, 12 Kentucky horses have tested positive for WNV in 10 counties.... Read More

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Equine Influenza: Are We Protecting our Horses Effectively?

November 02, 2013

Research suggests the protection afforded by influenza vaccines might not be as straightforward as we think.... Read More

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Equine Vaccine Tips and Strategies

October 30, 2013

One of the most important things you can do to maintain health is have your animal vaccinated.... Read More

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West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

October 24, 2013

Owners are urged to have horses vaccinated properly to reduce the risk of WNV, EEE, and other diseases. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Second Equine EEE Case of 2013

October 21, 2013

The unvaccinated 17-year-old Quarter Horse mare died earlier this month.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Kentucky Reports Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2013

October 16, 2013

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding has a favorable prognosis for recovery.... Read More

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Contraceptive Vaccine Use

October 14, 2013

Are general horse owners using the contraceptive vaccine porcine zona pellucida (or PZP)?... Read More

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Equine EEE Reported in Florida, New Hampshire

October 10, 2013

Officials in Florida and New Hampshire reported that horses in both states have tested positive for EEE. ... Read More

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AVMA Implores Congress to End Government Shutdown

October 09, 2013

The AVMA says crucial veterinary programs that ensure animals' health and welfare are short-staffed or halted.... Read More

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Nationwide Equine EEE, WNV Case Totals Creeping Up

September 30, 2013

As of Sept. 25, 139 cases of EEE and 157 cases of WNV have been reported in horses nationwide.... Read More

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Georgia Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 27, 2013

A horse in Chatham County has tested positive for EEE, environmental health officials announced Sept. 26.... Read More

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It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate Horses against West Nile

September 25, 2013

Wyoming animal health officials encourage owners to vaccinate horses against the potentially deadly virus.... Read More

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Oxford Co., Maine, Horse Tests Positive EEE

September 12, 2013

The horse was vaccinated for EEE and West Nile virus (WNV) a year ago but had not received a booster dose.... Read More

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New Equine West Nile App Launched

September 10, 2013

The app is designed to help owners evaluate the risk of not vaccinating against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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Virginia Reports First Equine EEE Case of 2013

September 09, 2013

The affected horse had not received an EEE vaccination and was euthanized on August 31.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Reported in Horses Nationwide

September 06, 2013

According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 64 cases of WNV have been confirmed in 23 states.... Read More

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Protect Horses Against Potomac Horse Fever

September 05, 2013

PHF can have serious complications, and the fatality rate in untreated cases can be up to 30%.... Read More

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EEE Case Reports Rolling In

September 05, 2013

Summer might be nearing its end, but reports of confirmed EEE cases keep rolling in.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Second Equine WNV Case of 2013

September 03, 2013

An unvaccianted 10-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Hopkins County tested positive for WNV late last week.... Read More

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Hendra Quarantine Lifted at New South Wales Property

September 03, 2013

The property was quarantined last month following the confirmation of the hendra virus in a horse and a dog.... Read More

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Montana Confirms Equine WNV Cases

September 03, 2013

Animal health officials are reminding equid owners statewide to watch for West Nile virus (WNV). ... Read More