Does Your Pregnant Mare Need a Tetanus Booster?

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You may make sure that your horses are up to date with their tetanus vaccinations; however, you may need to take extra steps to protect pregnant mares who are about to foal. For example, you may be told that your mare should have a tetanus booster towards the end of her pregnancy. Why is this a good idea? Why Give a Pregnant Mare a Booster Shot? If you give a mare a tetanus booster a few weeks before she gives birth, then the vaccine and its antibodies will still be in her body after she foals.…

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