Ridgefield Equine Clinic  20913 NE 15th Ave
Ridgefield WA 98642
360.887.8979
Fax:360.887.3988
info@ridgefieldequine.com

 Clinic hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  24 hour Emergency Service.

Clinic Recommendations

For First Aid and Foaling information visit our references page

Adult Horse Vaccines:

  • VEWT- Annually

  • F/R Injectable- Performance horse- every 3-4 months, Pleasure horse-every 6 months.
    OR
    F/R Intranasal- Every 6 months.

  • WNV- Initial vaccine, booster in 4 weeks, then annually.  Can be vaccinated every 6 months if at high risk.

  • Strangles- Recommend if there is a premise problem or farm problem.  Once a farm has had it, it is hard to prevent disease in new horses.  Initial vaccine and a booster 2-3 weeks later, then annually.

  • EVA- Annually for colts intended to be breeding stallions.

  • Rabies- Annually

Foals/Weanling Vaccinations from Non-vaccinated Mares:

  • Tetanus Antitoxin (TAT)- At birth
     
  • VEWT Initial at 3-4 months, booster at 4-5 months, and another booster at 10-12 months.
  • F/R Injectable- Initial at 6 months, booster at 7 months and 10-12 months.  For foals that are to be shown consult veterinarian.
  • Strangles- Initial at 6-9 months, booster 3 weeks later, and another at 11-12 months of age.

  • EVA- Intact colts intended to be breeding stallions: One dose at 6 to 12 months of age.

  • WNV- Initial at 3-4 months, booster 4 weeks later, and a 3rd dose at 10-12 months in endemic areas.
  • Rabies- Initial at 3-4 months, booster in 4 weeks, and another booster at 10-12 months.

Foals/Weanling Vaccinations from Vaccinated Mares:

  • VEWT- Initial at 6 months, booster at 7 months, and another booster at 10-12 months.

  • F/R Injectable- Initial at 6 months, booster at 7 months, and another booster at 10 to 12 months.  For foals that are to be shown consult veterinarian.

  • Strangles- Initial at 6-9 months, booster 3 weeks later, and another at 11-12 months of age.

  • EVA- Intact colts intended to be breeding stallions: One dose at 6 to 12 months of age.

  • Rabies- Initial at 6 months, booster at 7 months, and another booster at 10-12 months.

  • WNV- Initial at 4-6 months, booster in 4 weeks, and another booster at 10-12 months of age.

Broodmares Vaccines:

  • Rhino- Vaccinate at 5th, 7th, and 9th month of pregnancy.
  • FEWT- Vaccinate at 10 months of pregnancy.
  • Rotavirus- Vaccinate at 8th, 9th, and 10th month of pregnancy.
  • WNV- Vaccinate at 10 months of pregnancy.
  • EVA- Annually for seronegative, open mares before breeding to carrier stallions; isolate mares for 21 days after breeding to carrier stallion.
  • Rabies- Vaccinate at 10 months of pregnancy.

 

Da Vinci

Vaccination Key

VEWT-Venezuelan, Eastern, Western encephalitis and Tetanus

WNV- West Nile Virus

F/R- Influenza and Rhinopneumonitis

FEWT- Influenza, Eastern and Western Encephalitis, and Tetanus

EVA-Equine Viral Arteritis