The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk


This is a discussion on Quarantine? within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Equine rabies quarantine
  • Horse show quarantine out of country

LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-05-2013, 09:34 AM

Hi guys! *waves* I haven't been on for a while, but I have a question.
What does quarantine mean? I've seen it a lot... But never knew what It was
Sponsored Links
    11-05-2013, 10:17 AM
Quarantine is basically keeping a horse (or any animal/person) away from everybody else to ensure that they have no diseases that are communicable and/or to prevent the spread. For instance: If I had a horse that came in from another barn, or I thought was carrying something, I would put him by himself away from everyone else on the farm and before and after I went to go check on him I would wash up thoroughly. The time of the quarantine depends on the rules of the country that you're bringing an animal into, possible disease, and so on. I know to quarantine for rabies it's about 30-60 days.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Quarantine Questions TrojanCowgirl Horse Health 4 10-12-2012 08:35 PM
Horses have the flu- barn under quarantine! gothicangel69 Horse Health 29 08-10-2012 02:21 PM
quarantine advice kait18 Horse Health 7 11-16-2011 05:31 PM
Penicillin and quarantine questions DieselPony Horse Health 3 02-02-2011 06:13 PM
Questions about quarantine victorialicious7 Horse Health 3 01-27-2011 05:09 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0