Vaccinations

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Vaccination Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 29, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding current a future equine vaccinations.... Read More

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New Horse Health Requirements for HITS Desert Circuit

December 26, 2012

New for 2013 are equine health and safety procedures designed to "ensure a great show experience for all."... Read More

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Illinois, Wisconsin Extensions to host Horse Health Workshop, Feb. 9

December 19, 2012

Horse owners are invited to a full day equine educational program focused on keeping your horse healthy. ... Read More

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2012 Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Steady

December 13, 2012

At the most recent update, APHIS reported 609 equine WNV cases nationwide and 206 cases of equine EEE in 2012.... Read More

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Strangles: Understanding Distemper and Purpura Hemorrhagica

December 07, 2012

One of the most alarming infectious diseases in the equine industry is strangles.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

November 28, 2012

One veterinarian discussed disease characteristics and why it might be on the rise at a recent conference.... Read More

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Hendra Vaccine Now Available in Australia's Northern Territory

November 26, 2012

The vaccine was released in high-risk Queensland and New South Wales on Nov. 1.... Read More

The chronic form of equine grass sickness causes sudden extreme weight loss leading to a "wasp waist" appearance.

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Equine Grass Sickness Vaccine Pilot Study Announced

November 12, 2012

This pilot study is in preparation for a full vaccine trial, which is likely to commence in 2013 or 2014.... 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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Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Continue to Rise

November 12, 2012

As of Nov. 6, the USGS indicated that the WNV and EEE totals had risen to 620 and 204, respectively.... Read More

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

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Equine Hendra Virus Vaccine Launched in Australia

November 01, 2012

The long-awaited vaccine will be available for horse owners through their veterinarians.... Read More

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Texas Officials Report 72 Equine WNV Cases so far in 2012

October 15, 2012

Seventy-two horses residing in 49 Texas counties had been confirmed positive since the beginning of the year.... Read More

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Commentary: Take West Nile Risk Seriously

October 14, 2012

People need to take the WNV risk to themselves and their horses seriously. What are you willing to do?... Read More

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APHIS Reports more than 400 Equine WNV Cases Nationwide

October 10, 2012

The current equine WNV case total marks a 372% increase compared to last year's total.... 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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Is it Too Late to Vaccinate my Horse?

October 06, 2012

Life-threatening diseases are out there, and the best way to help protect your horse is to vaccinate.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis: Therapeutics and Immunity

September 28, 2012

Dr. Robert Mealey of Washington State University shares his team's research on equine piroplasmosis. ... Read More

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N.Y. Officials Encourage Equine EEE, WNV Vaccinations

September 27, 2012

Two EEE cases and one WNV case have been confirmed in New York horses this year.... Read More

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Second Vermont Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 24, 2012

The unvaccinated horse began showing signs of disease on Sept. 16 and was euthanized the following day.... Read More

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EEE Found in New Hampshire Horse

September 21, 2012

A horse in the Hillsborough County town of Derry was confirmed positive for Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More

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Kentucky's Twelfth Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 19, 2012

The unvaccinated 5-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding from Garrad County was euthanized Sept. 18.... Read More

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New Equine EEE, WNV Cases Confirmed Across Country

September 18, 2012

Summer might be winding down, but equine mosquito-borne disease case numbers continue to rise.... 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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California's Eleventh Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 13, 2012

An unvaccinated 4-year-old gelding was euthanized after contracting the virus.... Read More

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New Equine WNV Cases Found in Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky

September 12, 2012

The number of equine West Nile virus (WNV) cases identified this year in the United States continues to rise.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Still a Threat to Horses

September 11, 2012

It's not too late for horse owners to help protect their horses against this life-threatening disease.... Read More

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Massachusetts Confirms EEE in Two Additional Horses

September 10, 2012

The MDPH last week confirmed two additional cases of Eastern equine encephalitis in horses.... Read More

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California's Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

September 10, 2012

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Butte County filly was euthanized as a result of the disease.... Read More