Other Respiratory Problems

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Infographic: Heaves

November 26, 2014

RAO is a chronic problem similar to asthma in humans. Help your heavy horse breath easy with tips from our visual guide.... Read More

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Understanding Coronavirus

November 26, 2014

Recently gastrointestinal illness associated with equine coronavirus has been seen in adult horses.... Read More

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Managing and Preventing Transport-Associated Fever

October 19, 2014

Most horses travel without incident, but some develop fevers that could point to potentially dangerous health problems.... Read More

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Surgical Procedure Helps Horses with Nasopharyngeal Collapse

October 12, 2014

Researchers tested the technique on horses with poor performance and respiratory noise.... Read More

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Stop the Bleeding

September 23, 2014

As prevalent as EIPH is, we still don't fully understand this potentially performance-limiting condition.... Read More

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Monitor Horses for Sinusitis After Nasogastric Intubation

September 14, 2014

Sinusitis could be a complication from intubation, but one vet said the procedure's benefits still outweigh the risks.... Read More

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Is Your Horse at Risk for Infectious Disease?

September 04, 2014

Horses are at risk for contracting a number of diseases that can have mild to devastating consequences.... Read More

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Equine Coronavirus Identified in European Horses

August 17, 2014

This marks the first time coronavirus has been detected in horses outside of the United States or Japan.... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis Virus

July 23, 2014

Leading rhinitis researchers share the latest developments regarding this respiratory-disease-causing virus.... Read More

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Airway Remodeling in Heaves

June 30, 2014

Dr. Jean-Pierre Lavoie answers the question of whether airway remodeling is reversible in horses with heaves.... 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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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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Keeping Seniors with Heaves Breathing Easy

May 27, 2014

Have you ever managed an older horse with heaves or other respiratory issues?... Read More

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Helping Horses with Heaves

May 25, 2014

This serious respiratory disease can incapacitate an otherwise healthy horse. Here's how to help.... Read More

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Infographic: Equine Allergies

May 15, 2014

Learn more about allergic reactions in horses with this step-by-step visual guide. ... Read More

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Age-Related Susceptibility to Rhodococcus equi

April 30, 2014

Dr. Marcarena Sanz of the University of Kentucky shares information about this serious foal disease.... Read More

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Infographic: Respiratory Health

March 31, 2014

Learn more about equine respiratory-related health conditions with this easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More

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Inflammatory Airway Disease in Horses: Causes and Treatments

March 31, 2014

Dr. Laurent Couetil talks about the environmental factors that impact horses with heaves.... Read More

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Horse Health Concerns: Equine Rhinitis Virus and Coronavirus

February 14, 2014

Veterinarians and horse owners should remain vigilant for these two relatively new horse health challenges.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Researchers Study Coronavirus Outbreaks in Adult Horses

February 12, 2014

While coronavirus is commonly found in foals, it's been implicated in several outbreaks among adult horses.... Read More

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Preventing Shipping Fever

February 03, 2014

Before shipping your horse this winter, learn about best ways to prevent this pulmonary disorder. ... Read More

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10 Winter Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

January 27, 2014

Review these cold-weather horse care articles to help you keep your horses happy and healthy this winter.... Read More

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Kentucky Lab to Offer Equine Rhinitis Type A Virus Testing

January 16, 2014

ERAV can cause upper and lower airway respiratory disease in horses.... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis B Virus Prevalence in Australian Weanlings

November 14, 2013

Equine rhinitis B virus is a respiratory disease that researchers still don't fully understand.... Read More

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Researchers Review Equine Multinodular Pulmonary Fibrosis

November 04, 2013

While EMPF is considered a rare disease, researchers found that it appears to be related to a very common one.... Read More