Equine Spring Vaccines and Wellness Exams

Get the most out of your horse's annual wellness exam and vaccination schedule with help from our experts.

Spring is a great time to schedule a veterinary visit and create a vaccination plan for your horse. Get the most out of your horse's annual wellness exam with help from our experts. You can also find additional information in our 10 Equine Vaccination and Wellness Resources on TheHorse.com.

About the Experts

Dale R. Brown, DVM

Dale R. Brown, DVM, is an ambulatory veterinarian and shareholder at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. In this role, he focuses on mare reproduction, neonatal care, and herd health. Brown has an interest in vaccination protocols for farms and wrote the Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital vaccination protocols from 2011-’14.

Rob Keene, DVM

Rob Keene, DVM, is an equine technical manager for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI). Keene focuses on university outreach, equine infectious disease, and monitoring research projects. He has more than 10 years of equine veterinary practice experience and received his bachelor of science degree from Montana State University and a bachelor of science and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees from Colorado State University.