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By Vi Strode
Goldendale 

How about some horse sense?

 


To the Editor:

Alert to horse owners! The Equine Herpes Virus (EHV1), along with a host of others, is a highly contagious disease that can result in horses dying. Please get on line and review the information offered by the Washington State Veterinary web site and EDCC site.

Good news—shots reduce the effects of this disease. There are so many things you can do on top of having current shots. Knowledge empowers you to successfully care for your horse. There is nothing like getting a call that says your horse has been exposed to a virus and saying, “Do not travel for the next three to four weeks!” This will come hours or days later after you have turned your horse out with all your o...



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