Vaccinations

Vaccination Schedule:

Eastern/Western Encephalitis & Tetanus:

  • Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 2/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 2/year

West Nile:

  • Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 2/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 2/year

Potomac Horse Fever:

  • Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 2/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 2/year

Rabies:

  • Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 1/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 1/year

Rhinopneumonitis:

  • Performance Horses: 4/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 3/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 2/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 2/year

Flu/Rhino:

  • Performance Horses: see Intranasal Flu
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 2/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 2/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 2/year

Intranasal Flu:

  • Performance Horses: 2/year

Intranasal Strangles:

  • Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 1/year

EIA – Coggins Test:

  • Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Seasonal Performance Horses: 1/year
  • Pleasure Horses: 1/year
  • Low Risk Horses: 1/year

 

Vaccination Definitions

EWE: Eastern and Western Encephalitis.

These viral diseases can cause inflammation in the nervous system in horses and humans.Viruses are transmitted by mosquito. Not contagious animal to animal or human to animal, must have a carrier (ie. birds). Often fatal.

WN: West Nile

Often fatal viral disease that causes inflammation in the nervous system in horses and humans. Transmitted by mosquito. Not contagious animal to animal or human to animal, must have a carrier (i.e. birds).

T: Tetnus

Also known as lockjaw. Develops from bacterial infection resulting from a puncture wound. Disease can result in paralysis, loss of control, and nervous system failures that can lead to death. Bateria live in the ground. Vaccination is the best prevention.

EWT: 3 Way of East/West Encephalitis and Tetanus.

PHF: Potomac Horse Fever

Can cause colic and fatal diarrhea syndrome as well as lamanitis.

Strangles: Also known as strep or distemper.Highly contagious respiratory disease that causes large abcesses under the jaw.Extremely contagious but not usually fatal.

Rhino: Rhinopneumonitis

Caused by the herpes virus. Presents as respiratory disease and abortion in pregnant mares.

Equine Influenza: Respiratory disease in horses that is highly contagious.

Rhino/Flu: Combo vaccine that protects against Rhino and Flu.

IN Flu and IN Strangles: IN stands for intranasal. Vaccine is administered thru the nose.