Vaccinations: When, Why, How, and Which Ones Do I Really Need?

The warm days are starting to outnumber the cold, and as we start riding again, we start planning our calendars. With those plans, comes the realization that it’s time to schedule spring shots and Coggins tests. We know we must do them, but why is this a tradition in the spring? Why is this a good idea? What are we vaccinating for? Are they really still needed?