Vaccinations

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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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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

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Summer Horse Health Tips

June 13, 2017

Remember these pointers to help ensure your summer riding season is fun and safe. ... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Owners: Vaccinate Against EEE

June 09, 2017

There were nine recorded cases of EEE in horses in North Carolina in 2016.... Read More

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy When Traveling

June 01, 2017

Vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy when you take him off the farm.... Read More

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Nevada Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 29, 2017

With heavy rain and snowfall earlier in the year, mosquito habitats and breeding sites with standing water are abundant.... Read More

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USDA Releases Second Report From Equine 2015 Study

May 25, 2017

The report includes figures on equid use, vaccination, equid mortality rates, EIA testing, and more.... Read More

Apple, an Appaloosa pony, received his vaccinations and health exam by a Ross University veterinary student while his owner provides general information.

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Applying Research Knowledge During Equine Wellness Clinics

May 25, 2017

A PhD student describes her recent experience applying her research skills during an equine community outreach event.... Read More

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Does Equine PPID Affect Immune Responses to Vaccination?

May 19, 2017

Horses with PPID had lessened antibody titers following vaccination for rhinopneumonitis and West Nile virus.... Read More

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Why a Veterinarian Should Vaccinate Your Horse

May 17, 2017

Why can't we give our horses their vaccines ourselves? My barn friend said my shots won't count if I give them myself.... Read More

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Wisconsin Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

May 10, 2017

In 2016 Wisconsin confirmed 19 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in horses.... Read More