Horse Health Expo March 18

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Does your horse need a current coggins test for Equine Infectious Anemia or you need one soon and don’t have time to wait on the results? We have the answer for you. Come on out March 18 from 10AM to 3PM to the Cherokee County Fairgrounds in Murphy, NC and get a coggins test done with only a few days to wait. Dr. Beverly Hargus will be the veterinarian providing the shots and test. Major shots like East-West Tetanus; Rabies; Rhino Flu; and West Nile will also be available. Does your horse need its teeth floated? This can be done on-site this very day.

You do not have to live in North Carolina to bring your horse. If you just want to come out and learn more it is free to come out and watch. The following are the prices for some of the services that the vet will offer:

  • Coggins (results by following Tuesday): $15
  • Rabies: $10
  • East West Tetanus: $15
  • Rhino Flu: $25
  • West Nile: $25
  • Strangles:$30
  • Teeth Float: $90
This event is sponsored by: the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Cherokee Rider’s 4-H Horse Club. For more information call Angie Hopkins (828)557-1408.Cherokee County Fairgrounds(formerly known as the Mountain Folk Center) is located in Cherokee County in the Ranger Community. From Murphy take US-19 S/US-74 W/US-129 S for 9 miles, starting at the red light at the McDonalds intersection. Continue to follow US-74 W go across the media crossing making a u-turn onto US-64 E/US-74E. The Cherokee County Fairgrounds will be on your right.

Cherokee Rider’s 4-H Horse Club will provide concessions. The Vet will accept cash, checks, debt and credit cards. For more information, contact the Cherokee County office of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension (828) 837-2210 ext. 4 or Angie Hopkins, event coordinator, (828) 557-1408.

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Photo of Shannon ColemanShannon ColemanExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (828) 837-2210 shannon_coleman@ncsu.eduCherokee County, North Carolina
Updated on Mar 13, 2017
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