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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

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Balancing Risk and Vaccination

April 03, 2012

Consider your veterinarian's advice, region, your horse's history, and his use when selecting vaccines... Read More

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Cisplatin and Vaccination

April 01, 2012

My gelding was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his third eyelid. He'll be starting cisplatin injecti... Read More

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Weather Conditions "Ripe" for WNV Activity

March 28, 2012

West Nile is spread by mosquitoes, which thrive in the warm, wet conditions some have experienced recently.... Read More

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New 'Cancer Vaccine' for Horses in the Works (AAEP 2011)

March 27, 2012

Researchers are testing a 'cancer vaccine' to determine if it might be a viable equine treatment option.... Read More

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Vaccinate Early to Combat Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

March 15, 2012

With its high mortality rate and lack of effective treatment, EEE poses a serious threat to the horse health.... Read More

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Horse Vaccines in 2012: Where We Stand

March 09, 2012

Horse owners have all the resources needed to ensure a properly vaccinated horse, one researcher said.... Read More

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African Horse Sickness Hits Swaziland

March 08, 2012

Three horses from Swaziland are dead after contracting African horse sickness, according to an OIE report.... Read More

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Take Steps Now to Prevent West Nile Virus in Horses

March 06, 2012

It's important that horse owners consult their vets about WNV prevention options before mosquito season.... Read More

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EPA: Fertility Control Vaccine Approved for U.S. Wild Horses

February 19, 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency has officially registered the first contraceptive vaccine for horses.... Read More

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FluVac Innovator Moves to Pfizer Animal Health

February 09, 2012

FluVac Innovator 4 is moving to the Pfizer label after the acquisition of Wyeth and Fort Dodge Animal Health.... Read More

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EHV-1: What We Know and What We Learned (AAEP 2011)

January 20, 2012

The multistate outbreak in 2011 illustrated the need for infectious disease control in the equine community.... Read More

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The Horse Trust Launches New Influenza Vaccination Policy

January 20, 2012

More travelling and visitors for residents, and the admission of rescue cases prompted the new policy.... Read More

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EHV-1 Inactivated Vaccine Efficacy Tested (AAEP 2011)

January 16, 2012

Past studies showed that vaccines were only sometimes effective in preventing development of viremia.... Read More

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Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More

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Equine Rotavirus Vaccine Moves to Pfizer Animal Health Label

January 12, 2012

Pfizer's Equine Rotavirus Vaccine has an updated appearance and packaging to reflect the current manufacturer.... Read More

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Late-Term Mare Care, Foaling, and Young Foal Care

December 15, 2011

What breeders need to know to keep broodmares healthy and deliver strong, healthy foals. ... Read More

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UHVRC Marks Third Year Donating Vaccinations

November 23, 2011

More than 8,100 rescued and retired horses have been vaccinated against dangerous diseases by the UCVRC.... Read More

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Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... 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.

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Updating Equine Influenza Vaccines

October 09, 2011

Antigenic drift necessitates periodic vaccine updates to effectively combat new virus strains.... Read More

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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