Vaccinations

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Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Strangles Vaccines

October 08, 2011

A research team evaluates the effectiveness and safety of strangles vaccines on ponies of different ages.... Read More

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AAEP Emphasizes Importance of Rabies Vaccines

September 26, 2011

The AAEP strongly recommends an annual rabies vaccine as a "core" vaccination for horses.... Read More

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Reminder to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

September 19, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health is encouraging horse owners and veterinarians to follow the AAEP vaccination guidelines.... Read More

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Post-Outbreak Horse Hauling Concerns

September 01, 2011

My horse will be hauled to a state affected by the recent equine EHV-1 outbreak. Should I be concerned?... Read More

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Foal Vaccination Strategies

September 01, 2011

Protecting a foal from infectious diseases begins before birth. ... Read More

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Young Horse Development Part 3: 18-24 Months

September 01, 2011

The second year of a horse's life brings significant changes not only in his development but also his use.... Read More

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Genome Blueprint for Horse and Human Vaccines

August 25, 2011

Gluck Equine Research Center's Dr. John Timoney co-authored a paper on vaccines for Streptococcus equi.... Read More

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Horse Tests Positive for EEE in New York State

August 04, 2011

New York has confirmed its first case of EEE in an Oneida County horse for the year.... Read More

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Vaccination and Biosecurity for Strangles Prevention

July 27, 2011

Proper vaccination by a veterinarian is the best way to help protect horses against strangles and other ... Read More

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McErlean Appointed to AHC Board

July 20, 2011

The American Horse Council is pleased to announce that Christopher McErlean, president of the Thoroughbred ... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Shooting Probed

July 13, 2011

North Carolina law enforcement authorities are seeking those responsible for the shooting death of a horse ... Read More

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Preparing the Next Generation: Initial Vaccinations for Foal

June 24, 2011

Foals should start a course of vaccinations as soon as the antibody levels obtained from the mare's colostrum... Read More

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Pfizer Guarantees Vaccines with Support Program

June 21, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health's Equine Immunization Support Guarantee is a program that provides up to $5,000 for ... Read More

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Storm Debris in Pastures? Vaccinate for Tetanus

June 09, 2011

Tetanus is a very serious disease that kills up to 80% of horses it infects.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1

June 02, 2011

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1, rhinopneumonitis) is a highly contagious infection that is widespread. ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Neurologic Disease and Abortion

June 02, 2011

Discussion of equine herpesvirus-1 neurologic disease and abortion, prevention, treatment and recent research.... Read More

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Management Strategies to Enhance Vaccine Efficacy

May 29, 2011

What can owners do to enhance their horses' response to vaccination, enhance vaccine efficacy, and better... Read More

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Hendra Virus Vaccine Nearing Completion in Australia

May 26, 2011

A vaccine against the deadly Hendra virus, developed by a group of Australian scientists, is in the final ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1): What Horse Owners Should Know

May 25, 2011

Coverage of the May 2011 equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak in horses and how to prevent/treat the disease.... Read More

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Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate for West Nile Virus

May 17, 2011

Kentucky agriculture commissioner Richie Farmer encourages horse owners to talk to their veterinarians about ... Read More

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Researcher: Current Equine Flu Vaccines Effective Against Foreign Strains

May 14, 2011

As international horse transport becomes more widespread, some owners might wonder if the same equine influenza vaccines designed to protect horses from common domestic strains of the disease will also shield them from foreign strains they might ... Read More

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ISU to Host Veterinary Biologics Training Program

May 14, 2011

The Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will be hosting the 16th annual Veterinary Biologics Training Program May 16-20. The training program is designed to educate veterinary professionals about vaccine safety and ... Read More

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Spring Horse Care Tips

May 01, 2011

With spring now upon us, Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields equine nutrition advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help the horse owner in transitioning his or her horses and property from winter to spring:
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Vaccination Reactions: Common, or Cause for Concern?

April 27, 2011

Horse owners understand that vaccinations protect the health of their horses and might even be life-saving. What some owners might not realize is that adverse reactions can occur after vaccination. While most vaccines' side effects are minor, it's ... Read More

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Vaccinating Pregnant Mares for Equine Viral Arteritis

April 24, 2011

In the event of an equine viral arteritis (EVA) outbreak, is it safe to vaccinate your pregnant mare so she develops the immunity she needs to prevent infection and resulting abortion? The results of a recent collaborative study completed by ... Read More