Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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Mild, Moderate EIPH Not Associated With Race Performance

October 17, 2017

However, more severe bleeding in the lungs was significantly associated with decreased racing performance.... Read More

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Equine Influenza Beyond Equids

October 13, 2017

Transmission of influenza viruses from one species to another can and does happen. Here's what to know.... Read More

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Pathobiology Professor Focuses Research on Equine Health

September 30, 2017

Dr. Janet Beeler-Marfisi is studying better ways to diagnose equine lung disease using cell markers and flow cytometry. ... Read More

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Getting a Read on Infection in Horses

September 27, 2017

Vets are using serum amyloid A, a naturally produced protein, to detect equine infections and monitor treatment.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Welcomes Dr. Carrie Shaffer

September 22, 2017

Carrie Shaffer, PhD, is an assistant professor of microbiology and will conduct Rhodococcus research.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 19, 2017

Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 15, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Friday's educational sessions on osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, strangles and more.... Read More

Horses at different life stages have a variety of immunization requirements.

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Fall Vaccines for Your Horse

September 12, 2017

Horses might need additional risk-based vaccines in the fall months, depending on location and activities. ... Read More

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Bits and Breathing: What's the Relationship?

August 31, 2017

Mouth-gaping caused by bit pain could make it difficult for horses to breathe, researchers say.... Read More

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Causes of Death in Ontario Racehorses Examined

August 29, 2017

Ontario's racing--and, thus, study--population includes Thoroughbreds, Standardbreds, and Quarter Horses.... Read More

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New South Wales Celebrates 10 Years Free of Equine Influenza

August 28, 2017

Australian veterinarians identified equine influenza in August 2007. The disease was eradicated in six months.... Read More

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King William County, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV

August 25, 2017

The newly confirmed cases are unrelated to the ones identified on a Culpeper farm 10 days ago.... Read More

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LMU Students Share Collaborative Research Project Updates

August 25, 2017

Research topics included deworming, cytokine production in senior horses, fatal suspensory apparatus injuries, and more.... Read More

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Emergency 911: Horse Show Edition

August 25, 2017

Critical conditions can strike when you're at a competition with your horse. Here's how to handle them. ... Read More

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Page Rejoins UK Gluck Center's Immunology Group

August 24, 2017

Dr. Allen Page's multifaceted role at UK will involve working as a scientist and veterinarian.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: Additional Horse Tests Positive

August 18, 2017

A third horse on the index farm developed a fever and subsequently tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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A Breath of Fresh Air: Senior Horse Respiratory Health

August 17, 2017

While every horse needs quality air to breathe, senior horses are particularly at risk for respiratory diseases.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed

August 16, 2017

The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.... Read More

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Culpeper, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

August 15, 2017

One horse is recovering with supportive care while the other was euthanized. Both horses are from the same farm.... Read More

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UC Davis Equine Researchers Tackling Coronavirus

August 14, 2017

Research can help vets better diagnose and treat the disease and horse owners manage or even prevent outbreaks.... Read More

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Factors Associated With Septic Pleuropneumonia Survival

August 13, 2017

A thoracotomy improved affected horses' survival rates while dehydration increased the odds of death.... Read More

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Strangles: How to Protect Your Horse

August 10, 2017

Learn how to help your horse remain free of this common and highly contagious respiratory disease.... Read More

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Bacteria Behind Mystery Epidemic in Iceland's Horses

August 01, 2017

A specific strain of S. zooepidemicus was likely behind the horses' coughing and nasal discharge.... Read More

2017 <em>R. equi</em> cases in Kentucky

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UKVDL Map of the Month: R. equi

July 30, 2017

Rhodococcus equi is the most serious cause of bacterial pneumonia in foals 4 to 6 months old.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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International Horse Movements and Disease Risk

July 15, 2017

From 1995 to 2014, the OIE received reports of 54 disease events associated with international horse movement.... Read More