Lisbon Veterinary Clinic

8100 Race Road
Lisbon, OH 44432

(330)424-3512

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January 2012

  

Equine Vaccination Recommendations

 

A vaccination program should be tailored for each individual horse/stable. It is based on risk factors such as the age of the horse, traffic in the barn, and the reproductive status of the horse.

 

CORE VACCINATIONS FOR ALL HORSES - ANNUALLY

  • EEE
  • WEE
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies
  • West Nile Virus
  • Rhino/Flu (EHV1, EHV4, influenza)

RISK-BASED VACCINATIONS FOR BOARDING STABLES, TRAINING STABLES, SHOW HORSES AND TRAIL RIDING

  • Rhino/Flu (EHV1, EHV4, influenza) - Booster every 6 months
  • Strangles - Booster every 6 months to annually
  • Potomac Horse Fever (consult with veterinarian regarding potential risk; annually vaccinate following initial 2-dose series)

 BROODMARES

  • Rhinopneumonitis (EHV 1/Pneumabort K) at 5, 7, and 9 months of gestation
  • Rhino/Flu, EEE, WEE, Tetanus, WNV, and Rabies annually and then at 4-6 weeks prepartum

FOALS

  • Same vaccinations as for adults
  • Tetanus at birth
  • Most vaccinations require an initial 2-dose series
  • Vaccines should be started prior to weaning at approximately 3-4 months of age

 

The veterinarians at Lisbon Veterinary Clinic are happy to help design a vaccination program that is specifically tailored to your individual horse or stable's risk factors. To learn more about these infectious conditions, click here.