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Vaccination essentials

This section provides an introduction to vaccinations, including how they protect your horse against potentially serious diseases and their proven safety. Knowing more about how vaccines work can help you make informed decisions about your horse’s health and wellbeing.

If you have any questions about vaccinations after reading this section, feel free to ask your vet, or Ask An Expert in our Members Area.

Read on to find out more about:

  • What vaccines are
  • How vaccinations work
  • Why vaccinations are important
  • Why booster vaccinations may be required
  • The different types of vaccines
  • Possible side effects from vaccinations.