Why are vaccines important?
Posted: Jul 7, 2015 | Author: Health4Horses
Horses are at risk of a number of serious infectious diseases, some of which can be fatal. Regular vaccinations can help keep your horse safe, by ensuring they produce enough antibodies to fight off a specific disease, if they are exposed to it.
Vaccination is proven to help protect against many serious equine diseases. There are often no specific cures for these, and treatment can be extremely expensive with no guarantee of success. Some diseases can also quickly spread to other horses or, in the case of the Hendra virus, to humans.