One major cause of equine death is contraction of deadly disease. Vaccination is one of the most effective tools we have for reducing disease in horses. Here, our Ocala vets share the vaccinations your horse needs as well as their schedules.
Equine Health & Wellness Tips
Our vets at Florida Equine Veterinary Associates know that the health of a horse is of the utmost importance to any equine owner. But what care will your horse need on a regular basis? Here, our equine vets in Ocala, FL, share an equine routine care checklist to help you make sure that all of your horse's health needs are met.
Low pH in a horse's stomach and a few other factors can lead to Gastric Ulcer Syndrome in equines. Here, our Ocala veterinarians discuss Gastric Ulcer Syndrome in horses, what the symptoms are and what treatment options are available.
Tetanus is a bacterial disease that can turn serious when contracted by certain animals. Tetanus is common in horses due to their active lifestyle and how much of their life they spend outdoors. Here, our Ocala veterinarians share the symptoms of tetanus in horses, when to get your horse vaccinated for tetanus, and how you can help prevent your horse from contracting it.
Equine influenza, or "horse flu," is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that can lead to serious secondary infections in our equine friends, especially in foals. Our Ocala vets explain the symptoms to watch for and how equine influenza is treated.
Coggins tests are an essential part of your horse's annual preventive care. Our Ocala vets share facts about Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), why Coggins testing is important, and how Coggins testing is performed.
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