Vaccinations

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Diagnosing and Managing Tetanus and Botulism in Horses

July 31, 2012

Vaccination reduces horses' risk of contracting tetanus and botulism, two often-fatal diseases.... Read More

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California Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2012

July 31, 2012

The 2-year-old unvaccinated filly began displaying severe neurologic signs was euthanized.... Read More

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New York Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2012

July 30, 2012

The 8-year-old gelding, who became sick and died on July 23, had no vaccination history.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners Warned about EEE, WNV Threats

July 23, 2012

Eight West Nile virus and 10 Eastern equine encephalitis cases have been confirmed in Louisiana this year.... Read More

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Oklahoma State Health Officials Warn of WNV Resurgence

July 20, 2012

Oklahoma's last confirmed WNV case came in Sept. 2009 when a horse from Cherokee County tested positive.... Read More

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North Carolina Confirms First EEE Cases of 2012

July 18, 2012

Two unvaccinated horses were euthanized this month after contracting the mosquito-borne disease.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

July 17, 2012

Two horses--located in Mobile and Washington Counties--have tested positive for EEE in Alabama since June.... Read More

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CSU Veterinarians Recommend Rabies Vaccinations for Horses

July 08, 2012

CSU veterinarians say an inexpensive, widely available vaccine can help protect horses from rabies.... Read More

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EEE Identified in Florida, Georgia Horses

July 03, 2012

A horse in Palm Beach County, Fla., and a horse in Lanier County, Ga., have both tested EEE-positive.... Read More

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Vaccine Reactions

July 01, 2012

I have two horses aged 10 and 13. I have had both since age 2 and have vaccin... Read More

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Two Cases of EEE Found in June in South Carolina Horses

June 30, 2012

A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive.... Read More

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N.Y. Senator Sponsors Free EEE Vaccine Clinics for Horses

June 26, 2012

Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she's sponsoring two no-cost EEE vaccine clinics for horses this week.... Read More

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New York Offers Discounts for Vaccinating Horses against EEE

June 21, 2012

Owners receive will a $15 discount when vaccinating horses for EEE through a participating veterinarian.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever: To Vaccinate or Not?

June 15, 2012

Your veterinarian will be able to help determine if your horse is at-risk of contracting PHF.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Euthanized after Contracting EEE

June 06, 2012

The mare received the first in a series of two planned EEE vaccinations from a private veterinarian in May.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 01, 2012

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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Hendra Vaccine Offers Hope for Australian Horse Owners

May 25, 2012

One scientist said the high number of hendra cases reported in 2011 emphasized the need for a vaccine.... Read More

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Vaccination to Control Equine Influenza During an Outbreak

May 19, 2012

Equine influenza vaccination strategies evaluated in a new study reduced new flu infections on average by 60%.... Read More

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Know When to Vaccinate Foals for Best Protection

May 04, 2012

Most vaccination schedules begin when the foal is four to six months old.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Vaccination Immune Response Study

April 26, 2012

This project will evaluate NSAIDs' effect on a horse's ability to benefit from a commercial influenza vaccine.... Read More

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Calif. State Veterinarian Recommends Equine WNV Vaccinations

April 20, 2012

In 2011, 15 horses in California were confirmed positive for WNV; four of those 15 were euthanized. ... Read More

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West Nile Virus (WNV)

April 18, 2012

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Ensure Vaccinations are Up to Date

April 07, 2012

Unvaccinated horses suffer severely when infected with either WNV or EEE, both transmitted by mosquitoes.... Read More

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The Older Horse: An Immunological Perspective

April 07, 2012

An understanding of how the biology of aging affects the older horse has become increasingly important.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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Hendra Virus Update

April 04, 2012

In recent years, a deadly disease--hendra virus--has been making waves in the Australian equine industry.... Read More