Other Respiratory Problems

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In Depth: Evaluating the Upper Respiratory Tract (AAEP 2011)

March 06, 2012

Veterinarians have fine-tuned numerous methods for evaluating the upper respiratory tract for abnormalities.... Read More

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Clenbuterol Ban for New Mexico Horse Racing

February 27, 2012

Clenbuterol use was suspended for Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in New Mexicoeffective April 20.... Read More

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Your Horse's Breathing: Roaring, Coughing, and Bleeding

February 01, 2012

A rundown of respiratory diseases commonly observed in performance horses.... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis in Respiratory Infection Cases (AAEP 2011)

January 23, 2012

In one study of horses with acute respiratory disease, researchers found rhinitis in 42% of affected animals.... Read More

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In-Depth: Respiratory Problems (AAEP 2011)

January 23, 2012

Dr. Brett Woodie describes lower and upper respiratory problems and inflammatory respiratory disease.... Read More

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Furosemide 'Myths' Discussed at HBPA Convention

January 16, 2012

Panelists said there is no scientific evidence supporting a ban on the use of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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Salix Among National HBPA Convention Discussion Topics

January 11, 2012

Furosemide, known as Salix, will be discussed Jan. 14 during the National HBPA Medication Committee forum.... Read More

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Breathing Easy Key to Equine Performance and Health

January 03, 2012

The respiratory system can be a major cause of poor performance or premature retirement from competition.... Read More

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Leguillette's Papers Selected as Clinically Relevant at AAEP

January 02, 2012

The University of Calgary assistant professor wrote two papers presented in the Kester News Hour.... Read More

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Respiratory Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

January 02, 2012

Topics covered included pleuropneumonia, equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, and lower airway inflammation... Read More

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Diagnosing Respiratory Infection

December 01, 2011

The scenario might sound familiar: You take a couple laps around the arena with your horse, and suddenly... Read More

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Treating Respiratory Diseases Horse Course Archived

November 16, 2011

The presentation discussed evidence-based approaches to treating airway disease (such as heaves) in horses.... Read More

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Meeting Shows Deep Divide Over Salix Use in Thoroughbreds

November 15, 2011

There is a decided split between trainers and breeders on the issue of race day furosemide in Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Treating Lower Respiratory Diseases

November 15, 2011

Evidence-based approaches to treatment of airway disease in horses such as heaves and IAD.... Read More

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Race-Day Medication Pros and Cons Debated

November 14, 2011

The meeting began with several presentations on furosemide and EIPH, the condition the medication treats.... Read More

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Race-Day Drugs Focus of KHRC Meeting

November 11, 2011

The Race Day Medication Committee is debating whether therapeutic medications such as Salix should be banned.... Read More

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Horse Treadmill Makes Learning Equine Science Fun for Youth

November 04, 2011

The Rutgers ESC has added a virtual tour of their exercise physiology laboratory to their website.... Read More

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New Clenbuterol Regulations at Los Alamitos Race Course

October 17, 2011

The new regulations were prompted by increased use of the substance as a replacement for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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Epiglottic Abnormalities in Nonracehorses: A Review

September 16, 2011

Researchers review the characteristics and impact of epiglottic abnormalities in nonracehorses.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Avoiding Respiratory Problems Archived

September 10, 2011

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE event on avoiding respiratory problems in the barn is now archived.... Read More

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Post-Surgery Prognosis in Horses

September 01, 2011

When a horse needs surgery, what's his prognosis for a full recovery? What problems can occur during recovery?... Read More

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'Map' Airborne Particles in Barns to Minimize Airway Disease

August 24, 2011

Mapping airborne particles in horse barns could help minimize the risk and/or prevalence of airway disease.... Read More

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Groups Draw Line on Salix Ban in Thoroughbred Racing

August 24, 2011

Thoroughbred horsemen's groups are drawing a line in the sand when it comes to the anti-bleeding drug Salix.... Read More

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Adjunct Bleeder Medication Ban Advanced in Kentucky

August 23, 2011

A KHRC advisory panel approved a recommendation to prohibit the race day use of adjunct bleeder medications.... Read More

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Jockey Club Goal: 'Medication-Free' Horse Racing

August 15, 2011

The Jockey Club reiterated its calls for a ban of Salix but made it clear it wants medication-free racing.... Read More