Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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Keeping the Aging Horse Comfortable

November 25, 2016

Here's how to manage senior horses' aging teeth, joints, lungs, and more.... Read More

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Gulfstream Park Released From EHV-1 Quarantine

November 22, 2016

All horses in the high-risk barns tested negative and no additional cases were detected during the 14-day quarantine.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Vaccine Boosters

November 22, 2016

Of the 412 respondents, 193 (47%) said their horses received boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall.... Read More

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Improving the Standard Tieback Technique

November 22, 2016

Surgeons have honed a new approach to correct airway collapse in horses. ... Read More

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California EHV: No New Cases on Nov. 15

November 16, 2016

Twelve horses at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center remain in quarantine. ... Read More

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Florida EHV: Gulfstream Park Horse Dead, Others Quarantined

November 11, 2016

No other horses at the Thoroughbred track and casino have presented with clinical signs consistent with EHV-1 infection.... Read More

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California EHV Update: Two Additional Horses Isolated

November 10, 2016

Nine horses currently reside in quarantine at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center related to an EHV outbreak.... Read More

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California EHV: Additional Case Confirmed

November 09, 2016

A horse that was previously quarantined for a fever and initially tested negative for EHV-1 has been confirmed positive.... Read More

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California EHV: Sixth Horse Tests Positive

November 08, 2016

The horse at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center was febrile and displaying mild neurologic signs.... Read More

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California EHV-1: Case Total Rises to Five

November 07, 2016

Three additional horses at the index premises tested positive for EHV-1 late last week.... Read More

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Show Smart: Be Aware of Virus Outbreaks

November 06, 2016

Take steps to prevent your horse from contracting potentially deadly diseases such as EHV or rabies during competitions.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Los Angeles County, California

November 04, 2016

Two Saddlebred horses tested positive for the non-neuropathogenic strain. One of the horses has been euthanized. ... Read More

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Breathing Heavy: Heaves in Horses

November 02, 2016

While we can't cure heaves, or equine asthma, we can help manage their signs of disease. Here's how.... Read More

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Research on Streptococcus in Horses Reviewed

October 30, 2016

Decades of studies have shown scientists numerous differences between S. equi and S. zooepidemicus.... Read More

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The Carrier Stallion's Role in Disease Transmission

October 09, 2016

Asymptomatic carrier stallions maintain infectious agents in the breeding population from one season to the next.... Read More

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Survey: One-Third of Horses With Health Problems are Lame

October 07, 2016

The British survey results also suggest that lamenesses are more likely to originate in the limb than in the foot.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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Controlling Dust on Horse Properties

October 06, 2016

Keep dust to a minimum in arenas, barns, and paddocks for both aesthetic and health reasons.... Read More

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Levalbuterol Tested as Heaves Treatment

September 25, 2016

Levalbuterol is an effective bronchodilator but has a relatively short duration of action, researchers found.... Read More

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Study: Most Racehorse Injuries in Britain are Minor

September 22, 2016

Findings from a recent study show that 70% of injuries recorded over a 14-year period were minor and not career-ending.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Distributes Funds to Benefit Equine Welfare

September 21, 2016

The foundation will distribute $459,198 to 27 organizations and special projects committed to improving equine welfare.... Read More

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Ammonia: A Hidden Danger in the Barn

September 20, 2016

We know that ammonia is harmful to horses. But did you know it's also a health hazard for humans?... Read More

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Does Short-Distance Hauling Harm Horses' Respiratory Tracts?

September 20, 2016

Based on study results, researchers believe short trips likely have limited implications for healthy horses.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 09, 2016

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

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Feeding the Horse With Asthma

August 29, 2016

Recurrent airway obstruction is a medical condition, but feed changes might help your horse breathe better.... Read More