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Mine are vaccinated so if vaccine is effective they are safe. I'm more worried about contracting its
10/8/2012 8:59:09 PM
always vaccinate yearly or twice a year if needed
10/8/2012 8:00:59 PM
in humid SE TX? You bet!
10/8/2012 9:01:17 AM
My horses are kept in two locations: beside the Kentucky River and on a farm next to 2 big ponds.
10/7/2012 7:58:40 AM
I have had a horse get WNV and it was debilitating, though she recovered. I vaccinate annually now.
10/6/2012 6:11:07 AM
I keep up on my vacs.
10/5/2012 11:49:34 PM
It is mosquitoville here in the NW.
10/5/2012 5:30:01 PM
Mosquitos are prevalent in north Texas at certain times of the year. I vacinate semi-annually.
10/5/2012 2:20:00 PM
Cases in horses and humans close to where I live.
10/5/2012 8:49:32 AM
Horses have died near us from it and we live near a swamp
10/5/2012 12:39:42 AM
Vaccination is cheap compared to the choice of treatment or euthanasia.
10/4/2012 11:15:03 PM
There is a lot of standing water adjacent to the barn and turnout -> alot of mosquitos
10/4/2012 9:38:39 PM
We had numerous mosquitos due to draught
10/4/2012 9:31:16 PM
I have a horse that almost died from West Nile. She got sick in January of last year.
10/3/2012 10:30:11 PM
I keep my mules' vaccinations up to date.
10/3/2012 9:08:37 PM
would not vaccinate if not a threat
10/3/2012 4:46:46 PM
Weather nearly eliminated mosquitoes in Eastern WA and horses are vaccinated
10/3/2012 1:15:21 PM
I've vaccinated him since 2001 and will continue to do so. My horse is my best friend.
10/3/2012 12:33:35 PM
It is not a threat if kept vaccinated.
10/3/2012 11:45:35 AM
vaccinated - just in case!
10/3/2012 11:07:42 AM
I live in a very wet area, (TN) so know mosquitos are always present.
10/3/2012 10:21:39 AM
We have had excessive rainfall all summer and we have had human cases of WNV.
10/3/2012 10:09:55 AM
My horses never leave the property
10/3/2012 9:50:48 AM
10/3/2012 9:31:43 AM
Living in Texas we've had a bad year this year already with many human deaths
10/3/2012 8:17:41 AM
Yes, and so I vaccinate 2x/year; we're in a high mosquito area
10/3/2012 7:17:37 AM
Mosquitos are ubiquitous, even in a drought, and potential infection consequences are too severe.
10/3/2012 2:45:14 AM
We vaccinate! and control mosquitoes on our property.
10/3/2012 12:30:39 AM
more reported human cases than ever..glad I can vaccinate my horses!
10/2/2012 9:37:15 PM
We live in Alaska and it is not a common problem here.
10/2/2012 8:33:26 PM
i vaccinate according to my vets recommendations.
10/2/2012 8:22:53 PM
Luckily have a good vaccine in Innovator to protect
10/2/2012 8:21:24 PM
vaccinate, try best to eliminate mosquito breeding, still worry!
10/2/2012 7:56:27 PM
They've had their vaccinations.I also get rid of any standing water.
10/2/2012 6:17:13 PM
10/2/2012 6:13:48 PM
In 2009 I had to put my mare down because of West Nile.
10/2/2012 6:05:24 PM
Initially yes, but it is endemic now and horses have developed antibodies for it
10/2/2012 5:35:40 PM
Had one horse with WN just as it came to our area. She survived, but recovery not great
10/2/2012 5:25:56 PM
It appears to be a growing threat so we vaccinate yearly
10/2/2012 4:46:20 PM
We have had several in our county put down because of it.
10/2/2012 4:38:53 PM
It's a threat everywhere. I have a pond we travel all over.
10/2/2012 4:30:44 PM
There is enough iempirical data to support the need for a vaccine against it.
10/2/2012 4:05:54 PM
I live on Long Island where prevalence is high.
10/2/2012 2:49:41 PM
We've had no cases of WNV in this area recently; I do vaccinate though
10/2/2012 2:04:25 PM
We live in Central Florida, lots of water & swamps. They get thiere regular shots, but you worry !!
10/2/2012 1:48:20 PM
We keep our horses up to date on their vaccines, in at night and sprayed with a quality repellant
10/2/2012 1:21:11 PM
Confirmed cases in my county. Large pop. of crows & other known wild bird carriers in my area.
10/2/2012 1:05:34 PM
I do not view it as a threat to my horse because I have her vaccinated for West NIle.
10/2/2012 9:05:00 AM
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