Spring Shots for Senior Horses

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A few weeks ago, I told you about 18-year-old Dorado’s spring check-up (more technically called a wellness exam). But today, I want to focus on one specific part of that check-up: vaccines.

Vaccines are important to help protect horses against potentially deadly diseases, which is why Dorado receives vaccines in both the spring and fall

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Erica Larson, former news editor for The Horse, holds a degree in journalism with an external specialty in equine science from Michigan State University in East Lansing. A Massachusetts native, she grew up in the saddle and has dabbled in a variety of disciplines including foxhunting, saddle seat, and mounted games. Currently, Erica competes in eventing with her OTTB, Dorado.

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