Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE)


The Battle Against the Bugs

November 16, 2015

Here's a rundown on our arsenal of equine disease-fighting drugs and their proper uses.... Read More


Researcher-Tested Fly Control Methods Revealed

November 06, 2015

Scientists determined that mosquito netting and large fans could be the best defense against flying insects.... Read More


Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work

September 08, 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle. ... Read More


Wet Weather Leads to Thriving Mosquito Populations

August 20, 2015

Rain can result in an abundance of mosquitoes, which can transmit serious diseases to your horse.... Read More


Nine Tips on Keeping Your Horse Safe from Pests

July 31, 2015

From vaccinating against disease to storing feed properly, learn how to protect your horses from pests.... Read More


Texas Horse Owners: Take Steps to Protect Against EEE, WNV

July 30, 2015

As of July 30, three and five Texas horses have tested positive for WNV and EEE, respectively, so far this year. ... Read More


Horse Owners: Consult Your Vets Regarding Vaccinations

June 08, 2015

Following floods, Texas animal health officials say mosquito-borne disease incidence could increase.... Read More


Vaccine Strategies for the Whole Herd

April 12, 2015

Design vaccination protocols to maximize each horse's innate and adaptive responses to disease challenges.... Read More


Don't Forget to Vaccinate and Deworm Old Horses

January 27, 2015

How often are your aging horses vaccinated and dewormed?... Read More


Infographic: Vaccinating Your Horse

December 15, 2014

Learn how vaccines can protect horses, why they're important, and which ones your horse needs in our visual guide.... Read More


It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Neurologic Horse

August 03, 2014

The virus once thought to be inert in horses was identified in a neurologic Brazilian horse, researchers say.... Read More


Are Exotic Pets a Disease Risk to European Horses?

July 20, 2014

Exotic pets could carry foreign vector-borne diseases that can be deadly to horses, French researchers say.... Read More


How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

July 07, 2014

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.... Read More


Athletes to Trail Warriors: Caring for the Adult Horse

July 03, 2014

Learn about caring for the health of adult show and recreational horses.... Read More


Primed for Battle?

May 07, 2014

There's something a bit mystical about vaccination. How do you make vaccination decisions for your horses?... Read More


Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More


Equine Vaccination Cheat Sheet

April 14, 2014

Learn about the AAEP's recommended core and risk-based equine vaccines in this handy special report.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More


Health Alert: EEE, WEE, VEE

February 13, 2014

Dr. Steve Reed shares what owners need to know to protect their horses from EEE, WEE, and VEE.... 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.


Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

January 17, 2014

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013.... Read More


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


Triaging Acute Equine Neurologic Emergencies

March 19, 2013

One veterinarian reviewed the steps in triaging acute equine neurologic emergencies in the field.... Read More


Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More