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When do you vaccinate your horse(s)?

Spring
68%
1243
Summer
3%
50
Fall
7%
130
Winter
4%
70
It varies
14%
255
My horses don't get vaccinations
4%
71

Total votes cast: 1819

Comments & Write-in Answers

february

2/18/2008 11:04:51 PM

I vaccinate according to AAEP and my vet's recommendations, which include some fall and some spring

2/18/2008 10:57:45 PM

Spring & Fall

2/18/2008 10:18:40 PM

Spring and fall

2/18/2008 10:12:12 PM

vaccines are way too expensive in Canada. Prices doubled last year!

2/18/2008 9:34:51 PM

Spring, flu again in fall, different schedule for pregnant mares

2/18/2008 9:09:20 PM

spring & fall

2/18/2008 8:30:16 PM

2x a year

2/18/2008 7:04:53 PM

tetnus, ewe and wnv in spring- flu, rabies in the fall

2/18/2008 5:09:33 PM

Best time to do this?

2/18/2008 2:54:42 PM

Vaccines divided, some in spring and some in fall so not to overload the horses all at once

2/18/2008 1:01:12 PM

Everyone is done at the same time and are fully vaccinated. I don't take chances.

2/18/2008 12:51:48 PM

I vaccinate spring and fall for WNV,EEE,WEE and flu,yearly for rabies & tetanus,coggins test

2/18/2008 12:18:01 PM

January

2/18/2008 11:41:53 AM

when the vet says to.....twice a year but most vac are in the spring before show season

2/18/2008 9:28:19 AM

I vaccinate four times a year.

2/18/2008 9:27:36 AM

Faithfully between March & April, depending on weather

2/18/2008 7:27:24 AM

im in australia so vaccinations are rare

2/18/2008 2:17:18 AM

Though we usually give influenza in the fall as well

2/18/2008 12:37:50 AM

spring & fall

2/17/2008 10:51:19 PM

every other month

2/17/2008 10:29:16 PM

Jan and July, keep everyone on the same schedule except the broodmares

2/17/2008 10:21:39 PM

We are over a mile from the nearst horses so I am conservative in my vaccination program.

2/17/2008 10:00:55 PM

every 60 days

2/17/2008 9:08:31 PM

Vaccinations are pricey, they get them when I can afford them.

2/17/2008 8:00:55 PM

Spring & Fall

2/17/2008 5:37:22 PM

Our horses get their vaccinations, Coggins, and floating in Feb., before riding and insect seasons.

2/17/2008 2:50:35 PM

Only one vaccine at a time, wait 2 or 3 weeks, only vacc for high risk

2/17/2008 1:18:34 PM

my vet has them on a regular schedule, she has shot clinics at our stable when they are due

2/17/2008 12:50:10 PM

I also do fall as well

2/17/2008 10:15:40 AM

I vaccinate in Spring and in fall after flys are gone

2/17/2008 8:55:47 AM

Majority are given in spring, but also EPM late winter, west nile booster in summer, and flu in fall

2/17/2008 3:02:51 AM

quarterly and yearly depending on the shot

2/17/2008 12:41:36 AM

I vaccinate same time every year for tetanus,West Nile, I use Triple E-FT along with paste wormers.

2/16/2008 10:32:37 PM

January is the annual physical and full immunizations. Then a 6 month follow up with boosters, etc.

2/16/2008 10:16:41 PM

March with WNV booster in 6 months

2/16/2008 8:36:22 PM

Many of the vaccinations cause reactions, so I also use Nosodes instead of some of the shots.

2/16/2008 8:05:12 PM

Many overvaccinate, titers have shown this

2/16/2008 7:09:35 PM

I vaccinate in spring with boosters in late summer to early fall.

2/16/2008 6:33:00 PM

Annual vaccinations New Year's. Semi annual, 4th of July. Others in between as recommended by vet.

2/16/2008 6:09:14 PM

before show season

2/16/2008 4:07:46 PM

spring and fall actually...

2/16/2008 3:39:03 PM

Spring and Fall

2/16/2008 2:25:33 PM

2x a year - Spring and Fall

2/16/2008 1:31:39 PM

spring and fall

2/16/2008 1:03:33 PM

If it's for de-worming I do it in the Spring

2/16/2008 1:02:47 PM

I revac in the fall and due extra rhino/flu inbetween due to where my horse stays alot.

2/16/2008 12:59:31 PM

Also do fall shots

2/16/2008 12:41:12 PM

I do the basic shots and the vet does WNV, rabies and pulls the coggins.

2/16/2008 12:19:51 PM

Every 2 months, w/shots spread out over year

2/16/2008 10:31:04 AM

I vaccinate twice a year in Jan. and June...I live in South FLorida.

2/16/2008 9:14:38 AM

January: Rabies, WN, Fluvac Innovator 6; July: WN, Fluvac Innovator 6

2/16/2008 7:58:29 AM

usually late summer, but moving to early summer for show season

2/16/2008 6:48:45 AM

I ALWAYS GIVE THE COMBO SHOT IN LATE MARCH

2/15/2008 10:20:59 PM

spring AND fall if traveling

2/15/2008 9:37:33 PM

start in mid January, done four weeks later

2/15/2008 9:26:56 PM

Spring shots, and boost in the fall if necessary

2/15/2008 8:54:59 PM

vaccinate spring and fall, and use rhinomune if there is another outbreak

2/15/2008 8:05:30 PM

mainly spring time but others in the fall also

2/15/2008 7:28:37 PM

My horses are vaccinated both in the spring and fall

2/15/2008 4:19:50 PM

spring and fall

2/15/2008 3:28:52 PM

in groups, one month apart ,4 at a time.

2/15/2008 3:20:40 PM

My horses are vaccinated in both Spring and Fall

2/15/2008 2:52:57 PM

Here in AZ, my horses get vaccinations in both spring and fall.

2/15/2008 2:50:45 PM

spring and fall

2/15/2008 2:42:51 PM

Spring and Fall, but it wasn't a choice on the survey

2/15/2008 2:04:57 PM

about one month before foaling

2/15/2008 1:36:17 PM

I limit the number of antigens by vaccinating with one or two at a time.

2/15/2008 12:15:26 PM

spring & fall

2/15/2008 12:13:14 PM

Spring & Fall

2/15/2008 11:56:00 AM

May revaccinate in fall for flu, Rhyno, etc

2/15/2008 11:55:11 AM

always spring and sometimes more than once a year depending on disceases out there

2/15/2008 11:40:17 AM

My horses are very old, been vaccinated all their lives and isolated

2/15/2008 11:27:34 AM

Spring, fall and a booster for flu/rhino whenever they move to a new track or farm.

2/15/2008 10:06:02 AM

most in spring, boosters in fall if necessary

2/15/2008 9:54:36 AM

I spread them out...giving in late March and mid April

2/15/2008 9:45:31 AM

Spring. Then a flu booster @ start of foxhunt season.

2/15/2008 9:29:08 AM

one set in spring, one set in fall

2/15/2008 9:24:14 AM

West Nile in March/April & all others in June

2/15/2008 8:50:21 AM

I never give more than one vaccination at a time. I give EEE/WEE/WNV in the spring.

2/15/2008 8:33:32 AM

Majority of vaccination in Spring - some repeated at 4-6 month intervals

2/15/2008 6:10:36 AM

twice per year, actually.

2/15/2008 5:55:02 AM

spring & fall

2/15/2008 5:41:24 AM

Both spring and fall

2/15/2008 4:51:35 AM

my horses get vaccinations 2x a year

2/15/2008 3:56:51 AM

We vaccinate according to our programe and we do it several times per year.

2/15/2008 2:06:31 AM

Boosters if needed in fall

2/15/2008 1:58:23 AM

I vaccinate once a year, west nile twice a year.

2/15/2008 12:30:47 AM

All horses boarding at our barn are required to have certain vaccinations within a 1-2 week window.

2/15/2008 12:06:14 AM

spring / fall

2/14/2008 11:13:24 PM

Only tetanus every 5 years.

2/14/2008 11:00:30 PM

Every 6 months

2/14/2008 10:49:17 PM

I get every vaccine my vet recommends

2/14/2008 10:18:21 PM

depends on the vaccine flu generally 4 x / year the rest in spring

2/14/2008 9:52:57 PM

i vaccinate in the spring and the fall

2/14/2008 8:37:37 PM

mine are done spring and fall

2/14/2008 8:23:10 PM

We vaccinate twice a year - Spring and Fall

2/14/2008 7:59:02 PM

Some spring, some fall

2/14/2008 7:39:33 PM

Spring and Fall

2/14/2008 7:23:27 PM

vaccinate in spring, fall, and give flu/rhino more often when showing.

2/14/2008 7:04:04 PM

Mh horses reside in Iowa in Summer and Fall and Texas in Winter and Spring, so we vaccinate 2x year

2/14/2008 7:00:41 PM

both spring and fall

2/14/2008 6:57:41 PM

mine are done in the spring and fall

2/14/2008 6:50:53 PM

some in Jan. others in spring

2/14/2008 6:40:20 PM

every 6 months. Spring and fall

2/14/2008 6:29:37 PM

we vaccinate spring and fall

2/14/2008 6:04:55 PM

Spring AND Fall for mosquito borne diseases

2/14/2008 5:57:50 PM

What do you vaccinate against?

2/14/2008 5:51:25 PM

I'm careful about quarantines on new horses. Otherwise I worm and have healthy horses for 40 years!

2/14/2008 5:48:03 PM

I actually vaccinate in the spring and fall

2/14/2008 5:45:41 PM

spring on annual. spring & fall on bi-annual

2/14/2008 5:37:53 PM

I vaccinate 2 times a year.

2/14/2008 5:36:05 PM

My horses are vaccinated in spring and fall

2/14/2008 3:50:53 PM

January or February as mosquitos are all ready out in deep south Texas

2/14/2008 3:43:23 PM

very early spring, 2nd week in march

2/14/2008 3:17:51 PM

One has developed allergic reactions to shots, didn't used to be-feel is immunity built up

2/14/2008 1:14:03 PM

spring & fall

2/14/2008 1:02:28 PM

depends on the type of vaccination needed. Definately done seperately 2 wk. intervals build antibodi

2/14/2008 12:41:38 PM

and fall

2/14/2008 12:30:34 PM

Mine are done both Spring and Fall.

2/14/2008 11:50:14 AM

spring and fall both

2/14/2008 11:35:51 AM

We show all spring and summer--we do shots, Coggins, the works.

2/14/2008 11:01:35 AM

twice a year

2/14/2008 9:33:48 AM

spring & fall

2/14/2008 9:31:01 AM

Late winter. Before any of the horses go off to horse shows.

2/14/2008 9:25:50 AM

Vaccinate in spring for most diseases found @ shows, fall for broodmares and ehv

2/14/2008 9:03:46 AM

They are vaccinated both spring and fall.

2/14/2008 8:13:53 AM

I give boosters in the fall as well.

2/14/2008 7:43:32 AM

Spring and fall

2/14/2008 7:32:13 AM

Start late march early april before insects come out! west nile, ewt 8 way first then the rest!

2/14/2008 7:05:22 AM

All seasonal in the spring w west nile. Depending on outside exposures strangles frequenthy

2/14/2008 4:47:40 AM

I vaccinate in April with fall boosters as required.

2/14/2008 2:34:00 AM

I use nosodes because my horses have had bad reactions to vaccines

2/14/2008 2:04:14 AM

Actually I vaccinate twice a year. Early March and End of August

2/14/2008 1:16:00 AM

I vaccinate the least amount possible - vaccines are BAD!!!

2/14/2008 12:01:11 AM

vaccinate spring and fall

2/13/2008 11:57:18 PM

We have the vet do shots in the spring & fall, what he says it's time for

2/13/2008 11:02:53 PM

we vacinate twice per year because we are on teh road going to horseshows and exposed to many other

2/13/2008 10:09:17 PM

February

2/13/2008 10:02:12 PM

I try to give only one vax at a time.

2/13/2008 9:52:43 PM

very early spring

2/13/2008 9:31:45 PM

Rabies - winter; ewt - spring;

2/13/2008 9:26:58 PM

Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 9:13:49 PM

Some vaccines are due every 6 months, some once a year.

2/13/2008 9:12:12 PM

My horses are vaccinated both Spring and Fall for different things.

2/13/2008 9:00:11 PM

Always in spring, but booster WNV in fall as well= Prevention is ALWAYS better than treatment

2/13/2008 8:50:46 PM

spring before bugs get out and then inthe early fall

2/13/2008 8:36:52 PM

Spring and fall.

2/13/2008 8:16:22 PM

mine are vaccinated in spring and in fall

2/13/2008 8:10:17 PM

then followup with boosters for some things as necessary

2/13/2008 8:08:23 PM

spring & fall (boosters)

2/13/2008 7:47:29 PM

Most important is to get it done.

2/13/2008 7:33:52 PM

In Florida my vet recomends some shots be given 2xs a year and others once a year.

2/13/2008 7:30:48 PM

only give rabies & tetnus every 2-3 years, I don't compete,& I have them at home

2/13/2008 7:25:39 PM

Spring for yearly vaccinations, twice in between for rhino

2/13/2008 7:10:47 PM

limited in what they get as they get older

2/13/2008 7:05:49 PM

we vaccinate month before foaling. Some stallions may be vaccinated earlier.

2/13/2008 6:58:55 PM

Usually March and Sept I live in the southeast

2/13/2008 6:46:58 PM

Treking centre. Vaccinate before main season begins.

2/13/2008 6:28:41 PM

Spring mostly, then boosters in Fall...

2/13/2008 6:21:03 PM

Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 6:07:11 PM

Ialso vacinate in the fall

2/13/2008 5:55:09 PM

Important to NEVER miss inoculations !

2/13/2008 5:53:49 PM

used to in spring until West Nile virus was found more effective later in the season

2/13/2008 5:42:28 PM

pregnant mares get rhinopumonitis vac in winter

2/13/2008 5:35:11 PM

spring and fall

2/13/2008 5:24:45 PM

Due to our location, we vaccinate twice a year,North TX.

2/13/2008 5:12:34 PM

my vet does it so he is vaccinated varies times of yr.

2/13/2008 4:43:52 PM

My horses get flu/rhino in the fall and everything else in the spring

2/13/2008 4:33:38 PM

Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 4:24:49 PM

EWT, Rabies, West Nile.

2/13/2008 4:21:36 PM

Spring and fall.

2/13/2008 4:00:49 PM

MARCH TO BE EXACT

2/13/2008 3:47:16 PM

I vaccinate for EEE/WEE/Tetanus, Rabies, West Nile & Botulism

2/13/2008 3:38:25 PM

Mares before foaling -- everyone else in early spring -- west nile late spring

2/13/2008 3:23:07 PM

They get most shots in spring, but some are given in the fall.

2/13/2008 3:09:06 PM

I administer the shots--a five-way and West nile. It's just "cheap insurance" and good sense.

2/13/2008 3:07:25 PM

My horse is OLD and has been exposed to most of what can hurt him

2/13/2008 2:37:54 PM

my horse gets vaccines twice a year, spring and fall

2/13/2008 2:36:56 PM

I get Rabies, WNV, Eastern & Western Influenza, Tetanus and a Coggins pulled for my 4 geldings.

2/13/2008 2:18:07 PM

January and July (won't accept two responses)

2/13/2008 2:01:06 PM

Spring & Fall

2/13/2008 1:58:58 PM

I order a 'core' number of vaccines, and schedule administration 3 weeks apart.

2/13/2008 1:54:46 PM

Twice a year, spring and fall, Patty Dekal, Colorado

2/13/2008 1:44:41 PM

when due every 6 months

2/13/2008 1:40:00 PM

some 2x/yr

2/13/2008 1:39:29 PM

every spring and fall.

2/13/2008 1:28:55 PM

Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 1:25:25 PM

In New England we vaccinate both Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 1:12:27 PM

My horse gets vaccines Spring & Fall and Flu/Rhino every 90 days

2/13/2008 1:11:24 PM

I vaccinate only minimally.

2/13/2008 1:10:02 PM

I give WNV booster first then in 1 mo give 4in1. I never give them all together. Seen to many issues

2/13/2008 1:02:13 PM

end of apr/beg may

2/13/2008 12:59:44 PM

My horses get multiple vaccinations a year based on current recomendations for the various vaccienes

2/13/2008 12:48:59 PM

spring & fall

2/13/2008 12:46:37 PM

Fall, Spring, Summer, and worming

2/13/2008 12:46:22 PM

I split up the shots so there isn't so much for the system at once

2/13/2008 12:44:15 PM

Spring for the whole round plus Fall for influenza

2/13/2008 12:37:01 PM

Some vaccines are needed in Spring; some in Fall --- but always twice a year.

2/13/2008 12:33:12 PM

We have cold winters, so spring vaccinations hits in time for insect season

2/13/2008 12:29:01 PM

Twice a year in Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 12:28:36 PM

Most given in the spring with some in the fall

2/13/2008 12:24:01 PM

I vaccinate foe everything twice a year, in March and Sept, except for rabies -- only once a year

2/13/2008 12:22:02 PM

I vaccinate in Spring & Fall

2/13/2008 12:18:57 PM

My horses being shown also get a second flu/rhino shot in mid summer.

2/13/2008 12:06:53 PM

And fall if we are going to show through the winter.

2/13/2008 11:56:32 AM

I only do rabies and tetnus after pulling a titre. I don't vaccinate yearly.

2/13/2008 11:47:46 AM

and fall and if somthing is out there we do it again for that to

2/13/2008 11:46:13 AM

Influenzas year round for show horses.

2/13/2008 11:44:33 AM

try to get vaccines done at least 2 mths before west nile season which starts in july

2/13/2008 11:36:44 AM

Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 11:35:48 AM

Your poll allows only 1 choice - I vax twice a year

2/13/2008 11:34:05 AM

I support a healthy immune system and my horses are much healthier now than when I used to vaccinate

2/13/2008 11:31:41 AM

I try to vaccinate twice a year b/c mosquitoes are bad here

2/13/2008 11:30:16 AM

also in fall

2/13/2008 11:29:19 AM

SPLIT BETWEEN SPRING AND FALL

2/13/2008 11:28:49 AM

My horses are vaccinated when young then only receive tetanus every 3-5 years.

2/13/2008 11:19:08 AM

I vaccinate in the spring and give a booster with the flu vaccination in the fall

2/13/2008 11:17:39 AM

Spring and fall without question - see too many sick horses that have not been vacc. or de-wormed

2/13/2008 11:06:48 AM

Spring & fall & boosters as needed

2/13/2008 10:57:00 AM

we vaccinate twice yearly - Spring & Fall @ our vet's suggestion.

2/13/2008 10:56:11 AM

I space them throughout the spring to ease the cost all at once

2/13/2008 10:54:54 AM

Spring AND Fall...

2/13/2008 10:51:44 AM

Twice a Year Spring/Fall

2/13/2008 10:44:42 AM

early spring and fall

2/13/2008 10:42:22 AM

At Serrano Creek Ranch we vacinate four times a year

2/13/2008 10:38:49 AM

We vaccinate our horses in the Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 10:34:59 AM

I vaccinate before the "skiters" and skunks come out.

2/13/2008 10:32:28 AM

Plus flu boosters during show season

2/13/2008 10:31:45 AM

Most in the spring, then boosters in the fall.

2/13/2008 10:30:36 AM

none, unless traveling

2/13/2008 10:27:30 AM

I vaccinated both in spring and fall but your survey won't let me answer that way

2/13/2008 10:25:11 AM

Twice a year, spring and fall, like clockwork, with NO exceptions.

2/13/2008 10:19:08 AM

I vaccinate in the mid to end of April, a couple of weeks before the mosquitoes become a problem.

2/13/2008 10:14:07 AM

spring with boosters in fall live next door to a boarding barn with new horses all the time

2/13/2008 10:13:08 AM

I vaccinate 2X year-- Spring & Fall.

2/13/2008 10:11:12 AM

depends on when they area due

2/13/2008 10:10:59 AM

spring and fall

2/13/2008 10:10:34 AM

both spring and fall

2/13/2008 10:10:11 AM

spring and fall both

2/13/2008 9:59:31 AM

but 1 gets none due to vaccine induced founder

2/13/2008 9:57:59 AM

and fall

2/13/2008 9:53:33 AM

Fall and Spring

2/13/2008 9:52:57 AM

spring and fall

2/13/2008 9:40:43 AM

I travel a lot so they need all the vaccines. Spring is the best time before all the flies come out

2/13/2008 9:36:35 AM

spring for mosquito borne illness, rabies etc in fall

2/13/2008 9:36:31 AM

Actually, twice a year

2/13/2008 9:32:04 AM

Flu/Rhino in fall, rabies in winter, others in early spring

2/13/2008 9:30:27 AM

I vaccinate in the spring and fall

2/13/2008 9:21:53 AM

My horse get shots twice a year.

2/13/2008 9:14:28 AM

They get vaccinated in both spring and fall

2/13/2008 9:13:52 AM

both spring & fall

2/13/2008 9:13:34 AM

I vaccinate twice a year. Due to the mild climate we have two seasons for mosquitos.

2/13/2008 9:07:48 AM

I do Spring AND Fall

2/13/2008 9:02:26 AM

Spring & Fall

2/13/2008 8:57:25 AM

They get spring and fall shots

2/13/2008 8:55:30 AM

we vaccinate twice a year as we keep our horses on militarty bases

2/13/2008 8:54:07 AM

I vac for EVERYTHING! Not going to take a chance and lose my precious friends! Vet vacs!

2/13/2008 8:52:13 AM

I vaccinate year-round. We are on a schedule where the vacinnations are spread out over 8 months

2/13/2008 8:48:34 AM

In January I have a "horse health week" with farrier, equine dentist, and vet/vaccinations.

2/13/2008 8:42:31 AM

My Vet recomends vaccinations in spring and fall.

2/13/2008 8:41:23 AM

he gets shots Spring and Fall

2/13/2008 8:40:08 AM

She gets vaccinated in May and November

2/13/2008 8:29:54 AM

Because of expense, I vaccinate 2 a month Mar., Apr., & May, last in June.

2/13/2008 8:27:59 AM

WN and PHF given a little later in the spring

2/13/2008 8:23:56 AM

Also give flu and west nile boosters

2/13/2008 8:23:40 AM

I Vaccinate my horses in the spring and in the fall.

2/13/2008 8:21:23 AM

spring and fall -- doesn't everybody?

2/13/2008 8:12:59 AM

Spring and fall

2/13/2008 8:05:39 AM

and fall

2/13/2008 8:01:56 AM

SPRING AND FALL ALWAYS. SHOULD BE 3 TIMES A YEAR, BUT CAN'T AFFORD.

2/13/2008 7:51:22 AM

different horses need it at times

2/13/2008 7:50:42 AM

Early spring AND late summer/early fall; EEE/WNV is needed twice yearly in my area.

2/13/2008 7:43:55 AM

ALSO A BOOSTER IN THE FALL

2/13/2008 7:38:49 AM

Spring & Fall

2/13/2008 7:37:36 AM

We do boosters for WNV, EEE, etc, in the fall also.

2/13/2008 7:36:34 AM

spring and fall

2/13/2008 7:34:34 AM

I try to get it done in Feb. March at the latest

2/13/2008 7:31:43 AM

I do shots spring and fall

2/13/2008 7:22:21 AM

both spring and fall

2/13/2008 7:17:51 AM

I vaccinate spring and fall.

2/13/2008 7:14:55 AM

spring and fall (EWT, FR, WNV) fall only for rabies

2/13/2008 6:58:29 AM

Flu Vacs are done every 6 months

2/13/2008 6:58:00 AM

I vaccinate in the Spring and Fall.

2/13/2008 6:21:41 AM

March and September, with all vaccines given in March and boosters of West Nile, flu, rhino in Sept.

2/13/2008 5:44:12 AM

all 6 Months

2/13/2008 5:25:04 AM

spring AND fall

2/13/2008 3:56:21 AM

Summer flu vaccine, winter flu and tetanus, following Showjumping association rules

2/13/2008 3:55:56 AM

biannually for some

2/13/2008 2:59:17 AM

every six months

2/13/2008 2:46:48 AM

All unbred horses get two vaccinations, one spring, one fall, I buy 10ds vials, SAFE, NOT SORRY!

2/13/2008 2:11:00 AM

and late summer for west nile again

2/13/2008 1:29:33 AM

I vaccinate in spring and sometimes fall depending on current thinking

2/13/2008 1:23:12 AM

Both in spring and in fall

2/13/2008 1:08:16 AM

spring and fall

2/13/2008 1:01:21 AM

each Jan

2/13/2008 12:47:19 AM

hopefully before too many bitting bad bugs.

2/13/2008 12:25:32 AM

Used to, but not anymore.

2/13/2008 12:23:29 AM

vaccinations are spread out - with approximately 1 month to 6 weeks between

2/13/2008 12:07:16 AM

I think we tend to over vaccinate and compromise the immune system

2/12/2008 11:51:03 PM

I vaccinate for everything in the spring, and then renew flu/rhino and WNV vaccines in the fall.

2/12/2008 11:48:45 PM

My horses get vaccinated in the Sping as well as Fall. 5 Way in Spring and only Flu in Fall.

2/12/2008 11:40:55 PM

Always when I get a new horse; maresas needed when pregnant for rhino

2/12/2008 11:40:01 PM

It is strongly suggested that I vaccinate twice a year, spring and fall thereabouts.

2/12/2008 11:34:20 PM

my horse is on my vet's health program; 1 or 2 vaccinations are given every other month

2/12/2008 11:30:31 PM

One horse is allergic to vaccines.

2/12/2008 11:16:19 PM

I vaccinate in the spring but do flu again in the fall for horses going to shows.

2/12/2008 11:15:58 PM

I do it in the spring ,so maximum benifits are high during summer shows,and traveling

2/12/2008 11:13:13 PM

spring AND fall

2/12/2008 10:49:39 PM

everything in spring, some again in fall

2/12/2008 10:36:00 PM

Annual vacs. in Spring, mid-year vacs. in Fall

2/12/2008 10:33:08 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 10:20:36 PM

Bi-annualy July & January

2/12/2008 10:18:45 PM

don't vaccinate for everything, just common problems,

2/12/2008 9:57:36 PM

We have the vet out spring and fall. West Nile in spring and flu in the fall.

2/12/2008 9:53:49 PM

Twice a year, spring and fall

2/12/2008 9:44:59 PM

When they need them, they get them.

2/12/2008 9:41:15 PM

and some again in the fall

2/12/2008 9:29:37 PM

and Fall boosters

2/12/2008 9:15:36 PM

Twice a year Spring and Fall in AZ

2/12/2008 9:15:31 PM

twice a year shots for this vet's horses

2/12/2008 9:15:31 PM

started in fall, so my mare is getting her 2008 Fluvac on Halloween, need to call vet for rabies

2/12/2008 9:15:15 PM

My horses are vaccinated Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 9:13:14 PM

Every Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 9:07:45 PM

They get some spring and some fall

2/12/2008 9:06:15 PM

SPRING & FALL; survey doesn't allow enough answers

2/12/2008 9:03:08 PM

I only vaccinate every 3-5 years

2/12/2008 9:02:17 PM

spring & fall per my vet's health program

2/12/2008 9:00:15 PM

I vaccinate in spring and fall.

2/12/2008 8:52:04 PM

spring &

2/12/2008 8:50:19 PM

My horses were vaccinated regularly as young horses. I now just check titers for the deadly diseases

2/12/2008 8:49:31 PM

and fall

2/12/2008 8:47:49 PM

I do Spring AND Fall shots for everyone

2/12/2008 8:47:40 PM

Spring plus a flu-rhino shot in the fall

2/12/2008 8:43:41 PM

usally January every year

2/12/2008 8:42:51 PM

both spring & fall

2/12/2008 8:40:58 PM

I vaccinate in Spring & Fall

2/12/2008 8:40:46 PM

I do spring and fall

2/12/2008 8:31:21 PM

No longer vaccinate and for yrs horses are healthy. People don't get vac. as aduts every yr.

2/12/2008 8:30:49 PM

Spring, fall and in between as needed by current conditions.

2/12/2008 8:27:38 PM

My mare gets spring and fall shots

2/12/2008 8:25:02 PM

deworm and vac early before foaling so all get it

2/12/2008 8:21:14 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 8:10:35 PM

I do not use combination shots. I do not give multiple shots at one time.

2/12/2008 8:09:24 PM

None, not enough illnesses in Alaska to warrent shots, don't vaccinate my kids either!

2/12/2008 8:06:50 PM

I try for late Spring/early Summer, but sometimes circumstances require I wait.

2/12/2008 8:00:51 PM

We vaccinate twice a year.

2/12/2008 8:00:47 PM

usually

2/12/2008 7:56:57 PM

My horses get vaccinated at least twice a year.

2/12/2008 7:56:04 PM

Vets recommend bi-annual shots in Lower Alabama!

2/12/2008 7:52:53 PM

we vaccinate 4x a year - most performance barns do at least 2x a year

2/12/2008 7:52:45 PM

Spring + Fall

2/12/2008 7:48:48 PM

I also give a straight flu vac in early winter

2/12/2008 7:47:10 PM

Don't do fall any more.

2/12/2008 7:45:12 PM

I do all single vaccines spread about 6 to 8 weeks apart.

2/12/2008 7:43:55 PM

if necessary. Usually evaluate antibody titers

2/12/2008 7:43:33 PM

They also get an influenza booster in the fall

2/12/2008 7:41:26 PM

it is very important

2/12/2008 7:34:34 PM

I vaccinate in the Spring and Fall for what's needed

2/12/2008 7:28:47 PM

and WN in spring

2/12/2008 7:25:10 PM

Vaccin in spring with any required boosters 2 weeks later

2/12/2008 7:19:47 PM

I always have the vet come out and do it, so they get a once over and get their teeth checked.

2/12/2008 7:19:06 PM

I give strangles & tetinus injections one a year.

2/12/2008 7:14:53 PM

West Nile and Influenza Twice Yearly

2/12/2008 7:10:16 PM

I vaccinate part of them in spring and the rest in the fall so they are not over stressed with all t

2/12/2008 7:10:04 PM

I vaccinate at the appropriate time of year for each type

2/12/2008 7:09:33 PM

I also vaccinate in the fall.

2/12/2008 7:06:54 PM

Spring and fall-couldn`t click both choices

2/12/2008 7:05:44 PM

Spring and fall

2/12/2008 7:03:24 PM

usually twice a year if that horse is being transported over state lines for horse shows

2/12/2008 6:59:43 PM

add Fall for some vaccines (ie, flu, rhino) if my horse will be at a big barn for the winter

2/12/2008 6:55:24 PM

Spring-WN,EWV, Flu/Rhino and Tetanus FALL:Rabies, Flu/Rhino

2/12/2008 6:54:05 PM

I vaccinate twice a year in spring and fall.

2/12/2008 6:48:35 PM

Late winter, just before spring & our competitive season~

2/12/2008 6:47:28 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 6:44:19 PM

Since I live in the south, I vaccinate every six months.

2/12/2008 6:40:22 PM

2x/year if we are not showing, 4x/year if we are

2/12/2008 6:40:11 PM

I give everything to my two horses in October - give Rhino Flu 3x a year - once by vet, others mysel

2/12/2008 6:39:21 PM

My horse is vaccinated twice a year, mostly because of West Nile Virus.

2/12/2008 6:33:20 PM

i thought the question was about imprinting.

2/12/2008 6:27:43 PM

Vaccinate spring & fall against encephalitis since EEE is endemic here and we have mosquitoes all yr

2/12/2008 6:26:36 PM

Also give Rhino in the Fall

2/12/2008 6:25:03 PM

Why pump them full of leathal chemicals, if healthy no need and use herbs to boost better sucess.

2/12/2008 6:22:01 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 6:21:08 PM

Spring and Fall since it gets so warm here, so many bugs.

2/12/2008 6:20:17 PM

Most I do in the spring but there are a couple I do in spring and fall.

2/12/2008 6:19:43 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 6:18:39 PM

Spring AND Fall

2/12/2008 6:13:39 PM

I believe horses should not be excluded for not vaccinating.

2/12/2008 6:13:05 PM

Spring and fall

2/12/2008 6:12:23 PM

Rabies in NOv. EWT spring

2/12/2008 6:05:49 PM

I vaccinate twice a year

2/12/2008 6:05:46 PM

They are on a schedule - 6 times a year according to veterinary recommendations

2/12/2008 6:04:46 PM

WE do the single dose vaccines in the summer and follow up with the double doese 6 mos later.

2/12/2008 6:01:19 PM

we vaccinate twice a year, spring & fall

2/12/2008 5:56:41 PM

Usually I vacinate in the spring and will give boosters in the fall.

2/12/2008 5:56:15 PM

October and March

2/12/2008 5:56:14 PM

spring and fall

2/12/2008 5:54:32 PM

also the fall

2/12/2008 5:52:25 PM

Spring and fall

2/12/2008 5:50:52 PM

It depends when I am going to show my horse and if the horse is going to be stressed in any way.

2/12/2008 5:50:39 PM

my horses are vaccinated in the spring and the fall as they travel from NC to VT and back.

2/12/2008 5:49:48 PM

I vaccinate as little as possible, while acting responsibly for my horse. I think many are unnecess!

2/12/2008 5:49:39 PM

Spring and fall.

2/12/2008 5:49:08 PM

true health does not come from an injection

2/12/2008 5:47:48 PM

Annuals in the winter - boosters in the summer

2/12/2008 5:46:45 PM

I vaccinate in February and August

2/12/2008 5:45:09 PM

and fall. Ours get boosters twice per year

2/12/2008 5:44:22 PM

spring and fall

2/12/2008 5:43:32 PM

Spring and fall but the survey wouldn't let me check both

2/12/2008 5:41:59 PM

I vaccinate in late March, early April.

2/12/2008 5:41:40 PM

Tetanus yearly. Titers done to determine others ( WNV, encephalitis, etc.) vaccinations.

2/12/2008 5:40:46 PM

Spring and Fall

2/12/2008 5:40:15 PM

yearly

2/12/2008 5:39:30 PM

Spring & Fall, but it won't let you choose two.

2/12/2008 5:39:07 PM

give rhino shots in fall

2/12/2008 5:36:20 PM

mine generally get late spring but will boost in fall if they are travelling alot

2/12/2008 5:33:30 PM

Spring and fall.

2/12/2008 5:33:01 PM

every 90 days

2/12/2008 5:27:51 PM

for some vaccines - spring AND fall

2/12/2008 5:27:22 PM

my very old horses are in a closed herd and not vaccinated

2/12/2008 5:26:50 PM

I vaccinate in both Spring & Fall

2/12/2008 5:21:36 PM

I do spring and fall for some

2/12/2008 5:17:35 PM

Spring and Winter for sure....WNV annually

2/12/2008 5:17:17 PM

do all annually w/Coggins

2/12/2008 5:14:06 PM

Usually spring and fall

2/12/2008 5:11:46 PM

I vaccinate in both spring and fall - with boosters as needed in my area.

2/12/2008 5:05:52 PM

Spring and fall- 2x year

2/12/2008 5:02:58 PM

Spring and Fall with WNV booster in mid Summer.

2/12/2008 5:02:54 PM

I give my own shots

2/12/2008 5:02:01 PM

march. they get their teeth done as well as their coggins

2/12/2008 5:00:36 PM

I vaccinate for flu/rhino in both spring and fall.

2/12/2008 4:57:14 PM

spring for most with a few in the fall

2/12/2008 4:56:46 PM

early summer

2/12/2008 4:56:30 PM

IntraNasal Flu Spring/Fall

2/12/2008 4:39:47 PM

Both spring and fall

2/12/2008 2:17:08 PM

All vaccines are given in the spring, but boosters may be given later, as vet recommends

2/12/2008 1:45:42 PM

every 6 months west nile and what every else they need

2/12/2008 1:00:51 PM

I do rabies and tetnus in April and all the WN/EE/WE in June

2/12/2008 11:34:53 AM

spring and fall

2/12/2008 10:19:20 AM