Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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Air Quality Week From The Horse and Sweet PDZ

April 24, 2017

Look for educational articles and resources on air quality and equine respiratory health, April 24-29. ... Read More

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Equine GI and Respiratory Disease: What's New?

April 24, 2017

Researchers discuss equine rotavirus infection in foals, bacterial upper airway infections, and more.... Read More

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Maryland EHV-1 Contained to One Farm, State Vet Says

April 07, 2017

There have been no new EHV cases reported since April 4, when one Anne Arundel County horse tested positive.... Read More

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World Equine Airway Symposium Scheduled for July

April 07, 2017

Lecture topics will include performance-limiting upper airway issues, infectious respiratory diseases, EIPH, and more.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2016

April 06, 2017

Confirmed diseases include equine herpesvirus, West Nile virus, African horse sickness, strangles, influenza, and more.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Tests Positive for Neurologic EHV

April 05, 2017

The index farm and veterinary clinic at which the horse was treated are currently under quarantine.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Euthanized, Tests Positive for EHV

April 05, 2017

The horse was euthanized at the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Health Center in Leesburg, Virginia, shortly after arrival. ... Read More

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BLM Quarantines Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

April 03, 2017

Officials believe some horses have contracted strangles. Testing is underway to confirm the diagnosis.... Read More

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How to Manage Four Equine Respiratory Emergencies

April 03, 2017

Find tips on handling bacterial pleuropneumonia, pneumothorax and hemothorax, rib fractures, and ARDS in foals.... Read More

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Reining In Equine Infectious Respiratory Diseases

April 01, 2017

Controlling disease spread can be challenging. A veterinarian offers tips on how to react if your farm becomes infected.... Read More

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Marion County, Oregon, Horse Tests Positive for EHV

March 27, 2017

The horse showed acute neurologic signs and was euthanized after his condition deteriorated.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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4 Misconceptions About Alfalfa

March 21, 2017

Does alfalfa cause kidney or respiratory problems or make horses hyper? Specialists shed light on these myths and more.... Read More

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On the Road Again: Equine Respiratory Health in the Trailer

March 19, 2017

Ammonia exposure during transport can have negative effects on the respiratory system. Here's how to control it.... Read More

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Lessons Learned From Recent Equine Disease Outbreaks

March 19, 2017

Cases of CEM, EHV-1, and more have taught officials how to best prevent and respond to outbreaks.... Read More

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Strangles Spread Slowing in Nevada

March 18, 2017

However, the state agriculture department is still receiving reports of new cases, predominantly in western Nevada. ... Read More

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Denton, County, Texas, EHV Quarantine Released

March 17, 2017

No other cases of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy, the neurologic disease linked to EHV, have been reported in Texas.... Read More

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Influenza Confirmed in Horse Stabled Near WEF

March 17, 2017

The horse, stabled off Winter Equestrian Festival grounds, has been isolated and tested negative for EHV and strangles.... Read More

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10 EHV-1 Resources on TheHorse.com

March 16, 2017

Don't wait for another disease outbreak to brush up on your EHV-1 knowledge.... Read More

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Which Horse Bedding Harbors the Least Bacteria?

March 10, 2017

Researchers found that, of the beddings tested, pine shavings were most effective at inhibiting bacterial growth.... Read More

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Make Brexit an Opportunity, British Equine Industry Says

March 07, 2017

Panelists discussed the potential impact on equine trade, identification, biosecurity, competition travel, and more.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 07, 2017

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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A Closer Look at Equine Upper Airway Disease

February 27, 2017

Dr. Norm Ducharme reviewed how to diagnose and treat airway issues during the Milne lecture at the 2016 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Disease Maps, Surveillance System Help Navigate Outbreaks

February 24, 2017

To mitigate the consequences of a disease outbreak, it is important to understand where the disease is spreading.... Read More

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Nevada Officials: Horses Exposed to Infectious Diseases

February 24, 2017

The Nevada Department of Agriculture has received reports of horses being exposed to EHV-4 and strangles.... Read More