Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2014

July 17, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, equine herpesvirus, influenza, equine infectious anemia, and more.... Read More

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Five Tips for Avoiding Infection while Traveling with Horses

July 16, 2014

Colorado State veterinarians remind riders to take steps to prevent the spread of equine infectious disease.... Read More

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Clenbuterol's Impact on Horses' Body Fat Percentage

July 16, 2014

Researchers found that clenbuterol reduced body fat percentage in both resting and working horses.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Outbreak Response 101

July 10, 2014

Remember these steps if an outbreak occurs, regardless of what disease you're facing.... Read More

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Could EHV-1 cause Blood Clots?

July 06, 2014

Researchers recently discovered that EHV-1 activates platelets, small cells in blood involved in clotting.... Read More

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EHM Tests Come Back Negative at Boston's Suffolk Downs

June 30, 2014

Track operations returned to normal after tests cleared five horses with elevated temperatures.... Read More

Avoiding nose-to-nose contact with horses from other farms can help prevent the spread of infectious respiratory diseases like equine herpesvirus and equine influenza.

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Protecting your Horse from Respiratory Disease

June 30, 2014

Here are five quick tips to help keep respiratory diseases out of your herd.... Read More

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Are Coughing and Nasal Discharge Early Indicators of Heaves?

June 30, 2014

Researchers say mild but persistent respiratory signs can indicate an increased risk of developing heaves.... Read More

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Researchers Find Equine Influenza Virus in Camels

June 27, 2014

Researchers have found evidence that equine influenza A virus can jump from horses to camels.... Read More

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Commentary: Better Questions to Answer

June 25, 2014

Eric Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse, shares his thoughts on potential research on Salix.... Read More

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Jockey Club Urging Potential Salix Study

June 20, 2014

The study would examine the timing of Salix administration's impact on EIPH prevention.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Horse at Suffolk Downs

June 18, 2014

The affected horse died at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine after being moved from the track.... Read More

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Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

June 16, 2014

Heaves appears to have a genetic basis, but one that varies between horses, Swiss researchers say.... Read More

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Managing Seniors with Heaves

June 10, 2014

Senior horses diagnosed with heaves face more obstacles than their younger counterparts. ... Read More

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Tips for Protecting Horses from EHM

June 10, 2014

The Virginia state veterinarian says owners should take precautions to protect horses from EHM.... Read More

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Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

June 10, 2014

Smoke can cause serious respiratory problems for horses. Here's how to protect your herd in case of wildfires.... Read More

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California Chrome, Ride On Curlin to Get some Time Off

June 09, 2014

California Chrome and Ride On Curlin exited the Belmont with an injury and a bleeding episode, respectively.... Read More

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EHV-4 Reported in Chile for First Time

June 06, 2014

Officials consider this very important due to the possible economic impact on the country's racing industry.... Read More

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Knottenbelt: Fecal Blood Test Opening Diagnostic Doors

June 05, 2014

Learn how one vet believes the test can help improve diagnostics for a number of horse health conditions.... Read More

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Researchers Study Bleeding in Australian Racehorses

June 03, 2014

Researchers found that epistaxis occurred in approximately 0.2% of their study population.... Read More

Sick neonatal foals endure great physiological stress and are highly susceptible to infection.

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Young Horse Health Threats

June 02, 2014

Protect your foal from three important causes of young horse illness.... Read More

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10 Recurrent Airway Obstruction Resources on TheHorse.com

May 29, 2014

We've scoured our archives and compiled 10 RAO (or heaves) resources available for free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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UK Equine Influenza Study Receives Funding from Zoetis

May 21, 2014

Should you use a treat-now or a wait-and-see approach with influenza? The study will evaluate this question.... Read More

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California Chrome Will Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont Stakes

May 19, 2014

California Chrome will be allowed to wear a nasal strip in the June 7 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Tests Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

May 16, 2014

The horse began showing signs consistent with neurologic EHV-1 this week; the animal has been euthanized.... Read More