2021 4-H Horse Health Expo March 20

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Does your horse need a current coggins test for Equine Infectious Anemia? We have the answer for you. Come on out March 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to the Mountain Folk Center/Cherokee County Fairgrounds, in Murphy, NC and get a coggins test done with quick turn around test results. Dr. Beverly Hargus, from Animals-R-Us, 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.

width="3358" height="4016"You do not have to live in North Carolina to bring your horse. We will be practicing social distancing by spacing out trailers and horses. We will ask you to stay at your trailer until someone comes to check you and your horse in. Please wear a mask.

The following are the prices for some of the services that the vet will offer:

  • Coggins:   $20
  • Rabies:    $10
  • East-West Tetanus:  $15
  • Rhino Flu:  $25
  • West Nile:  $25
  • Strangles:  $30
  • Potomac Horse Fever: $25
  • Teeth Floating:  $90
  • Castrations: $175
  • Coggins and Full Round of Vaccines $95
  • Other services available from Vet upon request.

This event is sponsored by Cherokee Rider’s 4-H Horse Club. For more information call Shannon Coleman (828)837-2210 ext. 4.

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The Mountain Folk Center, also known as the Cherokee County Fairgrounds, 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 Mountain Folk Center will be on your right.

The Vet will accept cash, checks, debit, and credit cards.

For more information contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center,  Shannon Coleman, 4-H agent, at (828) 837-2210 ext 4.