Vaccinations

Approximately 80% of gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they’re 15 years old. These skin growths are malignant tumors usually located near the anus, vulva, sheath, penis, ears, salivary glands, and underside of the tail.

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Equine Melanoma Vaccines

January 19, 2018

A closer look at two melanoma "vaccines" under investigation and being considered for USDA approval. ... Read More

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What Does a 'Free' Horse Cost? Part 2

January 04, 2018

Now that you've acquired your "free" horse, here's how to keep him healthy.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Infographics of 2017

December 31, 2017

Find information on stress in horses, skin conditions, conditioning, metabolic syndrome, serum amyloid A, and more.... Read More

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PZP, Please?

December 27, 2017

Where can I order the PZP (porcine zona pelucida, used for fertility control in some animals) vaccine? ... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Downloads of 2017

December 24, 2017

Find reports and forms on horse identification, scratches, supplements, harmonious housing, senior horses, and more.... Read More

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What Should I Do if My Horse Was Exposed to Disease?

December 15, 2017

A veterinarian offers advice the steps to take if your horse could have been exposed to an infectious disease.... Read More

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Immunosenescence: What Owners of Old Horses Need to Know

December 08, 2017

Take a look at how immunosenescence and its effects impact the way owners and veterinarians care for senior horses.... Read More

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Monthly Equine Wellness Tips

November 19, 2017

Find a year's worth of tips to keep your horse healthy in every season.... Read More

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Vaccines for All Ages

November 13, 2017

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate After EEE Cases

November 01, 2017

A pony mare in Bladen County and an American Quarter Horse gelding in Camden County tested positive.... Read More

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A New Horse With an Unknown History: Where to Start?

October 11, 2017

I purchased a horse, and she came with no health records. How do I get her back on a preventive care regimen?... Read More

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Piecing Together the Performance Horse Puzzle

October 06, 2017

Combine nutrition, exercise, and veterinary care to create the perfect picture of performance horse health.... Read More

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Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

October 05, 2017

Consider having your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse before winter arrives.... Read More

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5 Ways to Protect Horses (and Humans) From Rabies

September 29, 2017

While rabies is fatal, the disease is also preventable. A veterinarian shares five tips to protect your and your horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Rabies Vaccination

September 26, 2017

Of the 854 respondents, 681 (80%) said their horses are currently vaccinated against rabies.... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: What to Know

September 25, 2017

Rabies is life-threatening to horses and humans. Learn about the disease and how to protect yourself and your horse.... Read More

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Ohio Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2017

September 16, 2017

Ohio also confirmed a case of EEE in an Ashtabula County horse on Aug. 24. ... Read More

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North Carolina Owners: Vaccinate Horses Against Rabies

September 16, 2017

Five cases of rabies have been confirmed in North Carolina livestock so far this year.... Read More

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Texas Owners: Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

September 15, 2017

The Texas Animal Health Commission is encouraging owners to vaccinate horses against WNV and EEE.... Read More

Horses at different life stages have a variety of immunization requirements.

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Fall Vaccines for Your Horse

September 12, 2017

Horses might need additional risk-based vaccines in the fall months, depending on location and activities. ... 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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Fall Equine Wellness: What Your Horse Needs

September 07, 2017

Administer booster vaccinations and target deworming treatments to help protect your horse's health.... Read More

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Equine Biosecurity Do's and Don'ts

August 31, 2017

Use these disease prevention strategies to protect your horse on the farm, at the horse show, and in the breeding shed.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Owners: Keep Vaccinations Up-To-Date

August 16, 2017

Vaccines can help protect horses against potentially deadly West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalomyelitis.... Read More

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102 Reasons to Vaccinate Horses Against Hendra Virus

August 12, 2017

Since 1994, when the virus was first identified, 102 Australian horses have died or been euthanized due to Hendra virus.... Read More

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Strangles: How to Protect Your Horse

August 10, 2017

Learn how to help your horse remain free of this common and highly contagious respiratory disease.... Read More