These are general guidelines only. Please consult with Dr. Massie, Dr. O’Brien or Dr. Hausler to determine your horse’s specific needs.
- -4-way vaccine (EEE, WEE, Tetanus, and Flu) or 5-way (same as 4-way but with Rhino)
- -Annually, usually in the spring (March/April)
- -Botulism vaccine
- -Annually, to all horses eating round bales and to all weanlings
- -Rabies vaccine
- -Rhinopneumonitis vaccine
- -Annually or Bi-Annually depending on use (Spring +/-Fall)
- -Given to pregnant mares every 2 months (i.e. 3, 5, 7, and 9 months gestation)
- -Strangles vaccine
- – Intranasal. Given to all horses in contact with transient horses
- -West Nile Virus Vaccine
- -Annually if horse is taken off your farm.
- -Recommend doing fecals at RHVP to see if your horses have worms; and
- -Deworm with an Ivermectin product if necessary.
- -Once per year use a different product (double dose of Panacur (10mg/kg). You may also use or Quest, Equimax, Zimectrine Gold, ComboCare)
- -Examine for wear and sharpness at least 1x/year and float as needed. Some horses will need to be floated 2x/year.
- -4-way vaccine (EEE, WEE, Tetanus, Flu)
- -At three months of age followed by a booster 3-4 weeks later.
- – Botulism vaccine
- -At weaning
- – Rhinopneumonitis vaccine
- -First dose in the fall
- – Strangles vaccine
- -Given to foals in contact with transient horses or in known positive barns
- -West Nile Virus
- -Depending on when born, shots given (when >2 mos. old) April and August (w/ booster)