Your veterinarian will determine which vaccinations are appropriate for your horse, based on individual factors, such as lifestyle, travel/exposure to other horses and health status. Veterinarians commonly recommend that horses be vaccinated against rabies, Eastern and Western encephalitis, Tetanus and West Nile Virus. Additional vaccines, such as rhinopneumonitis, influenza, Potomac Horse Fever and “strangles” may be recommended based on risk.
Many of these diseases can be fatal to your pet. Preventing them is far easier and less expensive than treatment. If you would like more information on vaccines, ask your veterinarian.