Vaccinations

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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

Western exhibitors at the Kentucky Horse Park

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On the Road? Shield Your Horse From Environmental Risks

August 08, 2017

Make biosecurity a priority before, during, and after traveling with your horse.... Read More

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NSW's Third Hendra Case of 2017 Confirmed Near Lismore

August 07, 2017

The unvaccinated 12-year-old Welsh Pony mare was euthanized and tested positive for Hendra on Aug. 6.... Read More

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Equine Vaccinations Essential During Peak Mosquito Season

August 02, 2017

Vaccines have proven to offer horses protection against mosquito-borne diseases, including WNV and EEE.... Read More

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The Evolution of Equine Infection Control

July 31, 2017

Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz shares lessons learned from equine disease outbreaks and tactics for avoiding infection spread.... Read More

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Help Prevent West Nile Virus: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

July 30, 2017

The AAEP recognizes the WNV vaccine as a core vaccine and recommends horses receive at least one dose annually.... Read More

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Utah Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

July 28, 2017

West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes in Salt Lake County. Officials are encouraging owners to vaccinate horses.... Read More

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New AHS Vaccine Design Showing Promise

July 26, 2017

Researchers tested a vaccine created with "reverse genetics" with positive results.... Read More

Mosquitoes and gnats are poor fliers, so using a barn fan can produce enough breeze to disrupt them. Warning! To prevent electrical barn fires, make sure to use fans intended for outdoor/agricultural applications.

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As Summer Heats Up, Keep Horses Cool

July 19, 2017

Keep your horse happy, healthy, and in the game with these health and management tips.... Read More

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Australian Horse Owners: Vaccinate Against Hendra

July 16, 2017

Animal health officials say vaccination is the most effective way of reducing the risk of Hendra infection in horses.... Read More

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Equine West Nile Virus Threat Remains

July 12, 2017

West Nile appeared in the United States in 1999, but it remains a serious horse health threat. Here's how to combat it.... Read More

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Virginia Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017

July 11, 2017

The affected horse, an unvaccinated 10-year-old Saddlebred gelding from Wythe County, was euthanized.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 30, 2017

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

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Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is Your Horse at Risk?

June 28, 2017

These pests can transmit a variety of dangerous pathogens, depending on certain factors in your region.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More