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annual check up and vacs.
8/27/2012 11:59:03 PM
2times /year more if needed
8/27/2012 10:52:36 PM
as often as needed
8/27/2012 7:18:55 PM
$-5 X a week-I am a veterinarian!
8/27/2012 4:42:40 PM
vet gives Rabies, i give other vaccinesotherwise comes when there is a problem
8/27/2012 4:32:25 PM
I see my vet 2x per year for check ups/vaccinations and as needed for illness/injury.
8/27/2012 3:32:30 PM
Vets see our horses for lameness evaluations, treatmensts, etc. We have performance horses.
8/24/2012 10:24:46 PM
I use my vet twice a year routinely for vaccinations, worming and dental work and will call her ifv
8/24/2012 9:47:49 AM
Once unless there is an emergency
8/24/2012 8:50:14 AM
You need "Other." 1 to 3 times routinely; other times for emergencies
8/23/2012 5:48:41 PM
Minimum is Fall/spring shots, & floating. Emergencies as needed!
8/23/2012 5:15:28 PM
Physical, Coggins & 5 shots in the spring, Physical, boosters, teeth & sheath cleaning in the fall
8/23/2012 5:02:27 PM
8/23/2012 4:36:09 PM
Fall shots, spring shots and teeth,and the occasional visit as needed.
8/23/2012 8:33:27 AM
Only for Coggins
8/22/2012 7:13:09 PM
Regular pre-scheduled vet cks head off lots of problems!
8/22/2012 6:10:18 PM
Twice a year for vaccinations, and emergencies/injuries
8/22/2012 5:36:45 PM
More than twice if an issue arises, but every 6 months for routine shots and dental care.
8/22/2012 4:07:07 PM
For dentals and exam
8/22/2012 12:37:11 PM
Vet gives vaccinations and if there is an emergency.
8/22/2012 11:00:14 AM
atleast 2x per year, more if something is "off"
8/22/2012 10:11:57 AM
Fall immunizations and dental visit and spring immunizations. Hopefully NO emergencies!
8/22/2012 9:47:38 AM
We vaccinate ourselves so only seen when necessary.
8/22/2012 9:19:05 AM
Spring & fall shots, unless there's an emergency.
8/22/2012 8:28:28 AM
Once a year to get our annual Coggins test, barring any emergencies!!
8/22/2012 7:51:39 AM
Emergencies and to pull Coggins
8/22/2012 7:06:53 AM
And whenever needed when symptoms are beyond my expertise to handle.
8/22/2012 5:11:47 AM
Usually twice a year for the "regular checkups" - of course more if there are problems / illness
8/22/2012 3:53:22 AM
Teeth, wounds, castrations, etc
8/22/2012 3:21:58 AM
Quarterly well-horse visits w/vaccinations and also for illness or injury
8/22/2012 12:59:27 AM
more if they are hurt or ill
8/21/2012 10:11:11 PM
Unless there is an emergency. I have older horses and don't want to continue to vax too often.
8/21/2012 10:00:08 PM
or less my 22 y/o mare has seen the vet on 3 emergency occasions.
8/21/2012 9:39:23 PM
I board at my veterinarian's farm
8/21/2012 9:23:40 PM
broodmares are checked before and after breeding, others as needed. most not at all.
8/21/2012 8:34:31 PM
annual check up and vaccinations
8/21/2012 8:09:05 PM
Any time they come out they look at them
8/21/2012 7:41:26 PM
My horses get shots twice a year and their teeth checked once a year.
8/21/2012 7:04:58 PM
regular scheduled shots
8/21/2012 7:03:29 PM
Normally twice a year unless there is an emergency.
8/21/2012 7:01:39 PM
They go for their shots and for any other health problems that arise.
8/21/2012 6:42:24 PM
Unless one gets sick.
8/21/2012 6:09:15 PM
We have a thorough spring checkup of all equines & goats, inc vacs
8/21/2012 6:06:06 PM
+ anytime I think my horse may need a vet.
8/21/2012 6:00:32 PM
or as needed for sickness ingeruy
8/21/2012 5:19:54 PM
He has the greatest concern and would come in the middle of the night, if needed.
8/21/2012 5:15:33 PM
Vet visit for teeth every two years and emergency only
8/21/2012 5:05:57 PM
For vaccins and teeth
8/21/2012 5:03:28 PM
2 medical checks= spring and fall + vaccinations
8/21/2012 4:39:55 PM
usually every 3-4 mos.
8/21/2012 4:08:01 PM
more often if there is concern over anything.
8/21/2012 3:49:07 PM
twice a year for vaccinations, unless some other problem arises
8/21/2012 12:07:04 PM
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