Jim & Christina Shapiro
130 Greenview Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Phone: (204) 255-4717
Fax: (204) 257-2081
E-mail:
shapiro@pocorazzfarm.ca

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General Horse Information

General Care of Horses

The annual care for our horses can be summarized as follows:

Teeth: check every year, float every couple of years or as necessary, check more often with age
Feet: every 6 weeks, can be longer during the winter
Deworming: 4 times/year: April 1, June 1, September 1, December 1
Vaccinations: Rhinopneumonitis: 2 times/year; April, December

Influenza: 2 times/year; April, December

Encephalitis: once, in April

Tetanus Toxoid: once, in April

Strangles: once, in April

Rabies: once, in April

West Nile Virus: booster shot in April


The monthly schedule of vaccinations and pasting for our horses can be summarized as follows:

April 1: Anthelicide EQ paste (for round worms, whip worms, pig worms)

encephalitis-tetanus shot

influenza-rhinopneumonitis shot

strangles shot (vet)

rabies shot (vet)

west nile virus shot
June 1: Eqvalan Gold (all worms including tapeworms)
September 1: deworm with Strongid-P
December 1: influenza-rhinopneumonitis shot

Eqvalan Gold (all worms including tapeworms)


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