Horses

  • All horses brought to the MSU Equine Unite for housing or any activity must have current evidence of the following vaccinations and tests prior to arrival:
    • Equine Encephalomyelitis - Western and Eastern strains
    • Tetanus
    • West Nile Virus
    • Strangles
    • Equine Influenza
    • Equine Viral Rhinophneumonitis
    • Negative Coggins test
  • Health papers, with a list of vaccinations and Coggins test results are to be sent or delivered to the ARS department  prior to arrival of the animals. 
  • Horses that arrive without acceptable documentation cannot be unloaded.
    • The Pavilion Manager shall be responsible for monitoring and approving health papers, except for rodeo.
    • The MSU Rodeo Coach shall be responsible for monitoring and approving health papers for all horses involved in rodeo.
  • Horses brought to the MSU Horseshoeing School must be kept in Horseshoeing School facilities and must remain in that area.

Cattle

  • All cattle brought to the MSU Farm Units for housing or any activity must have current evidence of the following vaccinations prior to arrival:
    • Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD)
    • Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV)
    • Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)
    • Parainfluenza-3 Virus (PI-3)
    • Clostridial (7- or 8-way)
  • Cattle that arrive without acceptable written documentation of these vaccinations cannot be unloaded.
    • The Farm Manager shall be responsible for monitoring and approving health papers, except for rodeo.
    • The MSU Rodeo Coach shall be responsible for monitoring and approving health papers for all cattle involved in rodeo.