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Equivac® 2 in 1

Why risk a deadly disease when you can vaccinate against it?

Tetanus: up to 80% of horses that get tetanus will die1sadly, owners of affected animals often have to euthanase their horse to end the misery

Strangles: highly debilitating, potentially fatal and extremely contagious respiratory disease that will keep your horse out of action - and still contagious - for weeks, or even months2,3

What is Equivac® 2 in 1?

It is the cornerstone of equine vaccination. Equivac® 2 in 1 is a vaccine used for the immunisation of horses against tetanus and strangles (caused by Streptococcus equi).

Advantages of using Equivac® 2 in 1? 

Equivac® 2 in 1 provides ongoing protection against both tetanus and strangles with one vaccine given annually as boosters.

For optimal protection against strangles give boosters every 6 months using either Equivac® 2 in 1 or Equivac® S.

When do I use Equivac® 2 in 1? 

It is given initially as three doses, not less than two weeks apart, followed by annual boosters to maintain immunity.


 

References:

  1. Hoare R. Horse health - vaccination against tetanus and strangles. PrimeFace 495, June 2007. NSW Department of Primary Industries.
  2. Queensland Horse Council Inc. Strangles Fact Sheet, May 2010
  3. Biosecurity NSW PrimeFact 648, Third Edition, May 2012. NSW Department of Industry and Investment. www.industry.nsw.gov.au