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Vaccination is being responsible.
8/6/2007 11:29:10 AM
dont think the vac is safe
8/6/2007 7:48:35 AM
shots 2x year plus summer booster
8/5/2007 5:27:42 PM
My horses are vaccinated but I don't feel prepared for it.
8/5/2007 8:47:10 AM
I vaccinate 2x/year in Southern California. In March and again in September.
8/4/2007 12:34:43 PM
My horse was just vaccinated because her stable mate had to be put down on Tuesday with WNV
8/4/2007 9:11:48 AM
she can not open her mouth and has broken off a little bit of her hoof
8/4/2007 6:49:50 AM
Dr. P and Serrano Creek make sure it happens
8/4/2007 2:27:16 AM
you can never be too careful, spend the $30 and be safe than sorry
8/4/2007 1:36:06 AM
Of course she's vaccinated. Too risky not to-- to her and to the other horses she lives with.
8/3/2007 10:38:51 PM
why would you not vaccinate?
8/3/2007 2:13:58 PM
Our barn requires vaccinations for all horse related problems and general shots
8/3/2007 1:20:11 PM
I have vaccinated ever since it was available, even old infirm horses.
8/3/2007 1:02:54 PM
1 reacted to vaccine so can't be
8/3/2007 11:44:33 AM
I'd rather spend the money for a vaccine than take a chance of losing my horses.
8/3/2007 11:33:29 AM
My horse is a West Nile Survior!
8/3/2007 6:48:26 AM
Phoenix, AZ is getting heavy rain this summer, & lots of mosquitos!
8/3/2007 1:08:55 AM
i dont know where to get one or how much it will cost,i cant afford to many shots".
8/2/2007 11:07:19 PM
My horses are vaccinated every six months.
8/2/2007 9:08:52 PM
Mosquitos are terrible this year with us having over 40 inches so far
8/2/2007 7:37:23 PM
Mine got shots in June - I asked vet about a booster & he said "not yet" - will let us know if/when
8/2/2007 5:33:43 PM
I don't over vacc. my horses. Every other year they're vacc. and boostered. Way I was raised. works
8/2/2007 5:06:05 PM
TOOK A PAY CUT AT WORK, HAVING TROUBLE AFFORDING THE VACCINE
8/2/2007 4:40:47 PM
Also reduced standing water on farm & no turn-out during prime mosquito hours
8/2/2007 4:37:47 PM
After 1 case, I don't want another!
8/2/2007 3:56:28 PM
every 6 months
8/2/2007 2:41:19 PM
Never heard about it here in Moscow, Russia.
8/2/2007 2:26:15 PM
Minis got diarhea and colds after vaccinations.
8/2/2007 12:37:14 PM
I think the vac is not safe
8/2/2007 12:00:21 PM
Vaccinate every Spring and encouraged others to do this, too
8/2/2007 10:40:29 AM
No standing water either, but no one can be fully prepared for this horrible disease!
8/2/2007 8:52:18 AM
Lakota gets his spring and fall shots annually. It is a must in addition to routine check-ups.
8/2/2007 8:06:27 AM
Cheap Insurance against a potential lethal virius, you own a horse take the responsiblity to have it
8/2/2007 1:39:46 AM
My horse is on a semi annual vaccination schedule
8/2/2007 12:56:44 AM
Shots all the time, plus environmental eradication. No standing water; buckets scrubbed; BUGSPRAY!
8/2/2007 12:49:55 AM
I vaccinate my horses myself
8/1/2007 11:45:42 PM
8/1/2007 11:44:47 PM
it's just not worth the risk
8/1/2007 11:07:32 PM
Lyme disease seems to be very high in NY
8/1/2007 11:05:34 PM
want to use the new vaccine this year
8/1/2007 10:05:32 PM
I have also treated my ponds with larvicide and use fly spray daily
8/1/2007 9:08:51 PM
Getting to close to NW Oregon
8/1/2007 7:45:43 PM
living in SW Lousiana we vaccinate twice a yr for WNV
8/1/2007 6:42:03 PM
yearly vaccines, just call the vet abd have it done.
8/1/2007 6:39:20 PM
WNV has been so prevelent in the N.E. in recent years, it would be irresponsible not to vaccinate.
8/1/2007 5:51:43 PM
My horse is 26 years old. I know people whose horses have reacted badly. I elect not to vaccinate.
8/1/2007 5:36:47 PM
vaccine + mosquito dunks + spray lots of precautions
8/1/2007 5:28:15 PM
I watched a horse in the pasture next to mine DIE of WNV the first year the vaccine came out- mine h
8/1/2007 4:42:32 PM
husband is equine vet and we have never had a positive WNV in our practice!!
8/1/2007 4:15:00 PM
could be the difference between a sick horse & a dead one, vaccinate!
8/1/2007 3:19:11 PM
I am most concerned about showing with those who do not vaccinate regardless of the reason.
8/1/2007 3:05:11 PM
my horse had an allergic reaction to one of the vacines when he was young
8/1/2007 2:49:05 PM
why take a chance? People can die, so do horses.
8/1/2007 1:28:22 PM
Horses vaccinated and aggresive insect control is practiced.
8/1/2007 12:01:58 PM
Mine have been fully vaccinate since the vaccine first came out.
8/1/2007 11:47:46 AM
My horses were done months before the virus hit here.
8/1/2007 11:40:23 AM
I regularly vaccinate for WNV; try to control mosquito pop. & limit peak activity turnout
8/1/2007 11:36:59 AM
Let's hope that's enough!
8/1/2007 11:24:05 AM
Yearly spring vacc plus fall booster.
8/1/2007 11:14:43 AM
Vaccinate every 6 months
8/1/2007 11:13:15 AM
vaccinated annually during the season
8/1/2007 10:38:05 AM
One of my horses came down with west nile after vaccination was done and then I stopped vaccinating
8/1/2007 10:19:31 AM
Why not vaccinate? It's a no brainer. Anyone who hasn't is asking for trouble.
8/1/2007 10:12:14 AM
In 2002 I had 3 confirmed cases, who recovered . Their vaccines didn't have time to fully protect .
8/1/2007 10:05:52 AM
After all the hipe, and lots of dead birds, doesn"t seem to be a problem for horses in SW Missouri.
8/1/2007 10:04:48 AM
I don't understand why anyone wouldn't vaccinate. I've done it since it was first available.
8/1/2007 9:36:37 AM
all the horses at our barn are vaccinated for W.N.
8/1/2007 9:35:01 AM
We vaccinate because we've had 2 cases.
8/1/2007 8:54:31 AM
we vaccinate annually
8/1/2007 8:52:11 AM
Simple preventive measures are much easier than dealing with disease!
8/1/2007 8:43:26 AM
I faithfully vaccinate all my horses the first of April before the mosquitos are out in our area.
8/1/2007 8:34:42 AM
Yes, all horses are fully vaccinated, however I still watch them carefully for signs of WNV.
8/1/2007 7:23:30 AM
they have been vaccinated, however, I still worry.
8/1/2007 6:21:57 AM
Not a problem in the UK!!!
8/1/2007 5:51:42 AM
My horses were initially given the vaccination and booster. They're now vaccinated yearly.
8/1/2007 1:30:31 AM
All get two vaccinations, one spring, one fall, I buy 10ds vials, SAFE, NOT SORRY!
8/1/2007 1:29:16 AM
three years of vaccination no sign of west nile so vets suggested not to this year
8/1/2007 12:24:25 AM
Live 10 min away from vet college
8/1/2007 12:07:06 AM
repellant use, no standing water
7/31/2007 11:56:29 PM
Even though vacc. I had a pony come down w/WNV 4 years ago, no one is safe
7/31/2007 10:44:19 PM
We vaccinate every year because there are cases of West Nile Virus every year in my county
7/31/2007 10:35:00 PM
I know it's not 100% sure, but I want to do what I can.
7/31/2007 10:28:49 PM
I always make sure my horses are up to date with what our vet is recommending
7/31/2007 10:20:35 PM
Horses vaccinated, but I might not recognize symptoms right away
7/31/2007 10:14:52 PM
WNV is prevelant in our area, vet suggested more than just a semi annual booster
7/31/2007 9:33:00 PM
We don't want West Nile Virus!
7/31/2007 9:30:25 PM
I vaccinate my horses in the spring and fall.
7/31/2007 9:23:24 PM
Not in Australia
7/31/2007 9:14:27 PM
i am a firm believer of vaccinations!
7/31/2007 8:50:39 PM
My 26 year old mare passed away two years ago from west nile so my mare now is vacinated!
7/31/2007 8:44:43 PM
Mine will be due for a booster in the middle of August 2007
7/31/2007 8:30:48 PM
we have no mosquitoes due to swallows and bats on the property natural ecosystem
7/31/2007 8:30:38 PM
All the horse deaths in our area have been from those not completely vaccinated.
7/31/2007 8:23:48 PM
If a vaccination can prevent a disease, innoculate for it.
7/31/2007 8:22:22 PM
Horses are not out in early morning or evening. Insect repelent, fly sheets and masks when out.
7/31/2007 8:20:36 PM
I would rather be safe than sorry!
7/31/2007 8:20:21 PM
In CA it is recommended to vaccinate every 6 months, so I do.
7/31/2007 8:19:07 PM
We are vaccinated any my barn manager has taken steps against mosquito breeding
7/31/2007 8:17:01 PM
I asked my vet about WNV in my area and he said that vaccination wasn't necesary this year.
7/31/2007 7:47:59 PM
They live in Minnesota, with over 10,000 lakes and ponds, You bet they're vaccinated
7/31/2007 7:41:46 PM
I vacinate every 6 months
7/31/2007 7:40:14 PM
need to get her a booster for this year
7/31/2007 7:37:55 PM
Why wouldn't you want to protect your horses if you can?
7/31/2007 7:19:37 PM
plus here in Weatherford, TX is a vet witha 100% success cure rate-lucky for us!
7/31/2007 7:11:00 PM
Vaccinate regularly 2x per year.
7/31/2007 7:05:01 PM
I chose not to vaccinate but am prepared with $ and treatment options if one does contract it.
7/31/2007 6:59:23 PM
vaccinated twice a year
my horses are vaccinated but vaccination is never 100% protection, so are you ever really prepared?
7/31/2007 6:52:42 PM
Vaccinating is cheap insurance against a disease that is almost always fatal to horses.
7/31/2007 6:42:39 PM
I also understand that it is not a 100% foolproof, but certainly better than nothing
7/31/2007 6:30:53 PM
i vaccinate but still am concerned. neighbor has a (clean) pond but i still worry.
7/31/2007 6:28:47 PM
I follow a strict calendar of necessary vaccines and dewormers.
7/31/2007 6:27:45 PM
a friend chose to not vaccinate and lost the mare at 10 yrs
7/31/2007 6:09:42 PM
7/31/2007 6:09:25 PM
My vet keeps super records and keep my horses updated on all vaccines.
7/31/2007 6:09:08 PM
I am fully vaccinated at my barn.....and am fortunate to have 2 very knowledgeable Horse vets to hel
7/31/2007 6:06:08 PM
1 wnv horse so far this year - last night mosquito vector control spraying started
7/31/2007 6:00:09 PM
I have even vaccinated my horses with PreveNile which I found out about from you!
7/31/2007 5:56:52 PM
Will treat holistically
7/31/2007 5:44:34 PM
You would be foolish not to vx your horses for wnv!
7/31/2007 5:37:03 PM
I got the experimental vacine in 2001 too
7/31/2007 5:36:44 PM
ive heard that the vaccines arent really effective
7/31/2007 5:35:39 PM
historically there's a larger chance for colic
7/31/2007 5:26:16 PM
Florida is prime mosquito territory!!
7/31/2007 5:25:25 PM
as I live in Europe (Holland) there is no risk yet at wnv!
7/31/2007 5:22:38 PM
all 4 are also protected with Equi-spot from flies,ticks & mosquitoes
7/31/2007 5:21:12 PM
So far, no WN cases in my area, but I still vacccinate.
7/31/2007 5:00:16 PM
I also eliminate sources of standing, fetid water and add garlic powder to feed to control mosquitos
7/31/2007 4:59:24 PM
I just purchased a stallion from one dealer and a mare from another however I have set up an app't t
7/31/2007 1:26:57 PM
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