Ask the Vet LIVE: Upper-Respiratory Disorders, April 19

Ask the Vet LIVE: Upper-Respiratory Disorders, April 19

Experts will answer your questions on topics such as the structures and function of the upper airway, roaring (laryngeal hemiplegia), dorsal displacement of the soft palate, epiglottic entrapment, and much more.

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Common Upper-Respiratory Disorders and Treatments

Is your horse a noisy and uncomfortable breather? Does he struggle to breathe when you’re riding? Is his performance suffering because of it?

Join TheHorse.com on Thursday, April 19, 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) for a FREE Ask the Vet Live audio and chat event, "Common Upper-Respiratory Disorders and Treatments," presented by Sweet PDZ.

Experts will answer your questions on topics such as the structures and function of the upper airway, roaring (laryngeal hemiplegia), dorsal displacement of the soft palate, epiglottic entrapment, and much more.

Our on-call panelists for this event will include:

Elizabeth Davis, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIMElizabeth Davis, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is an associate professor and section head of equine medicine and surgery at Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research focuses on immunology and effective vaccination strategies and clinical pharmacology. She is co-director of the NIH-Merial Veterinary Research Scholars program.

Susan Holcombe, VMD, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVECC Susan Holcombe, VMD, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVECC, is a professor at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a special interest in equine emergency and critical care, upper-respiratory tract physiology, and sepsis and endotoxemia in horses.

Register now and submit your questions to be answered during the live event!

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