Tag Archives: equine flu

Why we all need to vaccinate

This article from Horse and Hound highlights all too clearly why vaccinations need to be a priority for horse owners.

Key points:

  • Less than half the equine population is currently vaccinated against flu
  • An outbreak brought Australia to a standstill in 2007
  • Flu doesn’t kill many horses, but it does kill events – putting venues and associated businesses in a perilous financial position.

Click here to read more.

November Equine Flu Outbreak in Tyne and Wear

We have received news of another Outbreak of Equine Flu in the North East.


Simply Horses vet clinic  advises that any horse that hasn’t had a flu booster vaccination in the last six months should get a booster vaccination done as soon as possible. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at Simply Horses. This is especially important if your horse is old, very young or competing regularly.