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  • Does a 5 way shot protect against ehv1?
  • Where is the most recent outbreak of equine herpes, evh-1 and evh-4?

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    03-08-2013, 06:30 AM
  #11
Green Broke
As I just learned from the other thread like this the vaccine isn't a guarantee they won't get it and it does nothing for neurological form which is the most deadly.
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    03-08-2013, 08:46 AM
  #12
Trained
Actually the vaccine can be useful because it can lessen the amount of shedding.

Its also important to keep in mind that it can just pop up, at double w [i know the people who own it] they don't have horses coming in and out a whole lot. Some had been to a clinic in the weeks beforehand, but they think it just popped up there. Most horses have been exposed to equine herpes virus, this is just a mutated form of it.
     
    03-08-2013, 03:21 PM
  #13
Banned
Here's a map to track the outbreaks.

The Horse | 2013 EHV-1 Tracker Map | TheHorse.com
     
    03-08-2013, 10:28 PM
  #14
Weanling
Thanks!
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Originally Posted by AlexS    
The HUGE shows, million $ horses went ahead, they just took precautions. If you are not at a barn that has horses coming and going, you will be fine. Even then you are fine if the horses are in a separate/isolated area.

It's everywhere, people just need to use common sense for incoming horses.
     
    03-08-2013, 10:30 PM
  #15
Weanling
I just talked to my vet and their is no vaccine for it. There is one vaccine (can't recall the name) that will help with the respiratory part of it but not the neurological.
     
    03-09-2013, 09:17 AM
  #16
Yearling
I think that is the Pneumabort that you are thinking of.
     
    03-09-2013, 03:24 PM
  #17
Weanling
There is no shot for EHV-1.
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Originally Posted by grayshell38    
I think that is the Pneumabort that you are thinking of.
     
    03-10-2013, 09:18 PM
  #18
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Black Beauty 94    
There is no shot for EHV-1.
Yes there is. It is in just about every multi way shot. It's the EHM there is no vaccine for.

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    03-10-2013, 09:27 PM
  #19
Weanling
This is scary, but not much we can do. :/
     
    03-10-2013, 09:34 PM
  #20
Yearling
NJ is having its second outbreak this year :/ Although the map is not showing them . . .
     

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