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IS YOUR HORSE
FULLY PROTECTED?

According to the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), five equine diseases pose the greatest threat to your horse.1
Here’s what you should know.

ALL 5 CORE EQUINE DISEASES CAN CAUSE DEATH.1,2

Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

Transmitted through infected mosquitoes, the EEE virus attacks the horse’s nervous system.

Rabies

Found throughout North America, rabies is a viral disease transmitted from the bite of infected animals.

Western Equine Encephalomyelitis

Transmitted through infected mosquitoes, the WEE virus attacks the horse’s nervous system.

Tetanus

Horses face ongoing exposure to tetanus bacteria in the soil. It is transmitted through puncture wounds, open lacerations or surgical incisions.

West Nile

West Nile is transmitted through mosquitoes. Horses with West Nile experience fever, blindness and seizures.

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VACCINATE TO HELP PROTECT YOUR HORSE

The five core equine diseases threaten every horse, everywhere. Only annual vaccination helps provide the protection your horse needs.1,2

Bonnie Rush*, DVM, MS, DACVIM, dean of veterinary medicine at Kansas State University, talks about why vaccinating against the five core diseases is so important.
Buff Hildreth, DVM, shares her thoughts about dealing with a case of equine rabies at her veterinary practice in Richmond, Texas.

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