Vaccinations

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Do You Vaccinate Your Horse for Rabies? Readers Weigh In

February 03, 2016

Readers share their thoughts on vaccinating horses for rabies following a recently confirmed equine case. ... Read More

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UK Study Vital in Leptospirosis Vaccine Development

January 31, 2016

Researchers recently celebrated the culmination of years of work with the release of a vaccine for equine leptospirosis.... Read More

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Vaccination Recommendations for PPID and EMS Horses

January 27, 2016

How should a senior horse with equine Cushing's disease and equine metabolic syndrome be vaccinated?... Read More

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Hendra Virus: Protect Horses to Protect Humans

January 16, 2016

This virus is bad news. It's deadly for horses, deadly for humans, and can be passed from sick horse to human caregiver.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Refresher

January 14, 2016

Equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted but preventable if proper steps are taken.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Infographics of 2015

December 31, 2015

Topics included stress, scratches, hoof abscesses, deworming, vaccinations, metabolic syndrome, healthy coats, and more.... Read More

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Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

November 22, 2015

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

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The Battle Against the Bugs

November 17, 2015

Here's a rundown on our arsenal of equine disease-fighting drugs and their proper uses.... Read More

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Texas Equine WNV Count Plateaus at 33

November 12, 2015

Most of the WNV-positive horses had not been vaccinated.... Read More

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USEF Announces New Equine Vaccination Rule

November 12, 2015

All horses must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza and herpesvirus vaccinations within six months.... Read More

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Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First WNV-Positive Horse for 2015

October 14, 2015

The 10 year-old gelding from Gloucester County was euthanized on Oct. 3. The horse's vaccination status is unknown.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever: Know the Signs

October 09, 2015

Learn the clinical signs of Potomac horse fever and how you can protect your horse. ... Read More

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Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Update

October 07, 2015

With a mortality rate of 90% in horses, EEE is a serious mosquito-borne disease. ... Read More

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Additional Cases of EEE Found in Michigan Horses

September 28, 2015

The unvaccinated horses from Calhoun and Van Buren counties have been euthanized. ... Read More

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On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More

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Colorado Reports 11 Cases of Equine West Nile Virus

September 15, 2015

Affected horses are from Alamosa, Boulder, Broomfield, Conejos, Fremont, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, and Weld counties. ... Read More

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Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More

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Michigan Reports First Equine EEE Case for 2015

September 14, 2015

Officials say the unvaccinated Barry County horse was euthanized.... Read More

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Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work

September 08, 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Third Equine WNV Case of 2015

September 01, 2015

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Shelby County is recovering and is in stable condition.... Read More

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Vaccinated Against WNV and EEE or Infected? Vets Can Tell

August 25, 2015

Researchers determined that vaccination does not result in a false positive diagnosis of acute disease.... Read More

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Virginia Confirms Second Equine EEE Case of 2015

August 24, 2015

The 3-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse from Chesapeake was recently purchased and her vaccination history is unknown.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Mexico Horse

August 21, 2015

The affected horse from Valencia County is reportedly recovering.... Read More

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Wet Weather Leads to Thriving Mosquito Populations

August 20, 2015

Rain can result in an abundance of mosquitoes, which can transmit serious diseases to your horse.... Read More