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Disease/VaccineFoals and WeanlingsYearlingsPerformance or Pleasure Horses
Tetanus toxoidFrom non-vaccinated mare:
First dose: 3-4 months
Second dose: 4-5 months
From vaccinated mare:
First dose: 6 months
Second dose: 7 months
Third dose: 8-9 months
Annual Annual
Equine Encephalomyelitis,Eastern, Western, Venezuelan (EEE,WEE,VEE)EEE (in high-risk areas):
First dose: 3-4 months
Second dose: 4-5 months
Third dose: 5-6 months
Annual, springAnnual, spring
WEE,EEE (in low-risk areas) and VEE:
From non-vaccinated mare:
First dose: 3-4 months
Second dose: 4-5 months
Third dose: 5-6 months From vaccinated mare:
First dose: 6 months
Second dose: 7 months
Third dose: 8 months.
Annual, spring Annual, spring
InfluenzaInactivated injectable:
From non-vaccinated mare:
First dose: 6 months
Second dose: 7 months
Third dose: 8 months,
then at 3-month intervals.
From vaccinated mare:
First dose: 9 months
Second dose: 10 months
Third dose: 11-12 months,
then at 3-month intervals.
Every 3-4 months Annual, with added boosters prior to likely exposure
Intranasal modified live virus:
First dose: 11 months, or as your veterinarian recommends
Every 6 monthsEvery 6 months
Rhinopneumonitis(EHV-1 and EHV-4)First dose: 4-6 months Second dose: 5-7 months Third dose: 6-8 months, then at 3-month intervals.Booster every 3 to 4 months up to annuallyPerformance horses: Booster every 3-4 months up to annually. Pleasure horses: Optional: semi-annual if elected.
West Nile VirusFirst dose: 3-4 months Second dose: 1 month later (plus 3rd dose at 6 months in areas at risk) Annual booster, prior to expected risk. Vaccinate semi-annually or more frequently (every 4 months), depending on risk. Annual booster, prior to expected risk. Vaccinate semi-annually or more frequently (every 4 months), depending on risk
StranglesInjectable:
First dose: 4-6 months
Second dose: 5-7 months
Third dose: 7-8 months (depending on product used)
Fourth dose: 12 months
Intranasal:
First dose: 6-9 months
Second dose: 3 weeks later
Semi-annualOptional: semi-annual if risk is high
Potomac Horse FeverFirst dose: 5-6 months Second dose: 6-7 months Semi-annual Semi-annual
Botulism (inactivated type B toxoid)From vaccinated mare: 3-dose series of toxoid at 30-day intervals, starting at 2-3 months of age. From non-vaccinated mare: Consult your veterinarian Consult your veterinarian Consult your veterinarian
Equine Viral ArteritisIntact colts intended to be breeding stallions: one dose at 6-12 months of age. Annual for colts intended to be breeding stallions Annual for colts intended to be breeding stallions
Rotavirus ALittle value to vaccination of foals because there is insufficient time to develop antibodies for protection during susceptible age. Not applicable Not applicable

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