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Vaccination Programs

Equine Vaccination Recommendations:

Core Vaccines:
It is recommended that all horses be vaccinated for the following diseases:

  • Eastern Encephalomyelitis (Sleeping Sickness)
  • Western Encephalomyelitis (Sleeping Sickness)
  • West Nile Virus
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies

Risk Based Vaccines:
Horses exposed to other horses at boarding facilities, shows, rodeos, trail rides or other events may benefit from additional protection from contagious upper respiratory diseases. Recommended vaccinations include:

  • Equine Influenza
  • Rhinopneumonitis
  • Strangles

Horses living near natural water sources may need vaccination against:

  • Potomac Horse Fever

Protection against abortion is recommended to vaccinate mares at 3, 5, 7, and 9 months of gestation against:

  • Rhinopneumonitis

General Guidelines:
Vaccination should begin at 4-6 months of age in foals followed by a booster vaccination in 3-4 weeks and then annually thereafter.

Let us help you determine what vaccination plan fits best for your individual horse.

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