Poll

Summer Vaccinations

Does your summer activity level influence your equine influenza vaccination schedule?

Yes, I vaccinate more often
9%
32
No, I don't change my vaccination schedule
84%
307
Other (please specify)
7%
27

Total votes cast: 366

Comments & Write-in Answers

This vaccine is basically useless, so I don't give it at all.

6/21/2010 8:44:45 PM

The showing schedule factors in too--the "travelers" get more shots.

6/21/2010 4:14:00 PM

I did more when I traveled more doing endurance.

6/21/2010 10:19:07 AM

west nile vaccination =yes=

6/19/2010 8:09:17 AM

With 8 horses it is too hard to keep track if they are all on a different schedule

6/18/2010 2:29:18 PM

Influenza is administered spring and fall.

6/18/2010 11:18:49 AM

With a new vax, my "go" horses don't need vax as often!

6/17/2010 9:42:17 PM

I believe in wholehealth to promote a healthy immune system

6/17/2010 5:46:54 PM

I don't vaccinate for influenza

6/17/2010 4:53:51 PM

I vaccinate all consistantly

6/17/2010 4:50:00 PM

don't vaccinate for flu

6/17/2010 4:15:34 PM

don't vaccinate for flu at all.

6/17/2010 3:23:17 PM

twice a year

6/17/2010 3:12:03 PM

vaccinate close to vet coming out to do Coggins, which is needed for some events

6/17/2010 11:16:19 AM

I don't vaccinate for Influenza

6/17/2010 1:51:41 AM

ONLY if I'm out and about with a lot of new horses

6/17/2010 1:40:41 AM

we vaccinate twice a year unless there is a breakout issue

6/16/2010 11:05:43 PM

yes of course because u increase their exposure

6/16/2010 8:51:37 PM

shots i use are once a year shots. i give them in the summer

6/16/2010 5:57:38 PM

do not vaccinate in the summer

6/16/2010 4:04:39 PM

if any horses travel they all get flu rhino shots every 2-3 months

6/16/2010 9:17:52 AM

I am cutting back on vaccinations due to the reactions from the vaccines & the age of my herd.

6/16/2010 8:42:29 AM

Mine get their shots in April

6/16/2010 7:08:22 AM

We don't get out much to shows/events, otherwise I would.

6/16/2010 2:16:53 AM

Always vaccinate for EI. It is spreading around my large barn-might vaccinate three times this year

6/16/2010 1:44:47 AM

My horses get EVERYTHING in April, & they're good for a year.

6/15/2010 8:08:18 PM

My schedule takes care of my horses

6/15/2010 7:21:57 PM

vaccinate only those going to events. The stay at homes don't get flu/rhino.

6/15/2010 6:47:51 PM

I revaccinate the show horses in the fall if they will cntinue to show into the fall

6/15/2010 5:58:58 PM

SPRING VACCINES ONLY, NEVER IN FALL.

6/15/2010 5:20:25 PM

I live next to a boarding/training ranch, vaccinate for fear of exposure.

6/15/2010 4:58:50 PM

I don't vaccinate for flu

6/15/2010 4:41:32 PM

Vaccinate more often if I take my horse to an organized tail ride with other horses present

6/15/2010 4:25:54 PM

I alternate-intranasal in the fall, injection in the spring

6/15/2010 4:22:19 PM

I do not vaccinate for influenza

6/15/2010 4:21:34 PM

I always vaccinate in the late spring to be safe

6/15/2010 4:01:33 PM

I don't ever vaccinate for this one.

6/15/2010 3:57:34 PM

Yes, I start traveling end of March to the beginning of April, so they are done before we travel

6/15/2010 3:49:20 PM

I vacc. twice yearly, per my vet.s recomendations

6/15/2010 3:36:48 PM

I don't vaccinate for influenza, we don't travel much

6/15/2010 3:00:47 PM

when i am competing and traveling more, i increase vacs..

6/15/2010 1:22:34 PM

Why would I? No idea what this question means.

6/15/2010 12:20:55 PM