Vaccinations

Influenza:

Vaccination protocol:

  • 1st Equine Influenza vaccination
  • 2nd vaccination required from 21 – 92 days after the date of the 1st vaccination
  • 3rd vaccination required from 150 – 215 days after the date of the 2nd vaccination

vaccinations pictureAnnual boosters are required thereafter with the last permissible day being the same date as the previous years vaccination.

The first vaccination can be given from 4 – 6 months of age.

Horses can not be vaccinated within 7 days prior to a competition.

Horses are eligible to compete 7 days after the date of the 2nd vaccination under BHA,FEI and Pony Club rules.

Horses competing under FEI rules must be vaccinated within 6 months and 21 days of entry to FEI stables. As previously stated horses can not be vaccinated within 7 days prior to a competition.

Tetanus:

A primary course of 2 vaccinations given 4 – 8 weeks apart is followed by a vaccination one year later. Boosters are required every other year thereafter. Foals can be vaccinated from 4 months of age.

Equine Herpes Virus:

EHV respiratory: A primary course of 2 vaccinations given 4 – 6 weeks apart is followed by boosters every 6 months thereafter. The first vaccination can be given from 5 months of age onwards.

EHV abortion: We recommend that pregnant mares are vaccinated at the 5th, 7th and 9th month of pregnancy.