Other Respiratory Problems


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


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


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


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


Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 09, 2016

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


Mechanisms of Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage

August 31, 2016

David Poole, PhD, DSc, of Kansas State University, presents information about horses' oxygen transport pathway.... Read More


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


Equine Asthma Syndrome

August 12, 2016

Is your horse struggling to breathe? Equine asthma might be the cause. ... Read More


Streptococcus Between Species

August 03, 2016

Can Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus be transferred from horses to people?... Read More


Poll Recap: Summer Arena Dust Control

July 19, 2016

Of the 299 respondents, 196 (66%) said they use a sprinkler or water to help control arena dust. ... Read More


The Equine Upper Airway: How It Works and What Goes Wrong

July 02, 2016

Diseases and abnormalities of the upper airway are some of the main reasons for poor performance in sport horses. ... Read More


The Current State of Managing Airway Disease in Horses

July 01, 2016

One researcher believes additional studies are needed to improve IAD diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.... Read More


Help for Heavy Horses

June 21, 2016

Does your horse have asthma? UPenn's Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston shares management tips for offering your horse relief.... Read More


Pasture vs. Stall: Which is Better?

June 07, 2016

Drs. Erin Denney-Jones and Clair Thunes offer advice for owners faced with the option of boarding in a stall or turnout.... Read More


'Equine Asthma' Now an Official Diagnosis

June 07, 2016

Inflammatory airway disease and recurrent airway obstruction fall under the "equine asthma syndrome" umbrella. ... Read More


Helping an Easy Keeper Breathe Easy

May 25, 2016

My older horse has respiratory allergies. Is there anything I can do to help him breathe easier while wearing a muzzle?... Read More


Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

May 05, 2016

Long-distance transport poses risks for horse health and welfare that should not be taken lightly, researchers found.... Read More


Infographic: Staying Sane on Stall Rest

April 29, 2016

Confinement is difficult but often necessary for healing. Learn how to keep horses healthy while on stall rest.... Read More


Equine Epistaxis: What You Need to Know

April 02, 2016

Causes of epistaxis--bleeding from the nose--can range from mild to life-threatening conditions. Here's what to know.... Read More


Is a Respiratory Virus Behind Equine IAD?

March 25, 2016

Researchers found a "strong association" between horses developing asthma after contracting a rhinitis virus.... Read More


Flying Horses: What to Consider

March 03, 2016

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel.... Read More


Poll Recap: Smelly Stalls

March 01, 2016

Of the 802 respondents, 170 (21%) said they use a stall freshener or deodorizer on an as-needed basis.... Read More


Heat Waves, Pollen Could Worsen Equine Asthma Signs

February 16, 2016

Asthmatic horses' clinical signs worsened when temperature and humidity increased suddenly, researchers found.... Read More


Peat Gets Thumbs Up as Horse Bedding

February 16, 2016

Peat might not be pretty, but study results suggest it might be better for your horse's health than wood shavings.... Read More


Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider

February 11, 2016

Dusty arenas could be compromising your respiratory health, right along with your horse's.... Read More