Recent News for 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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Strangles: Dispelling the Myths

November 24, 2014

Discover the truth behind this insidious abscess-causing disease. ... Read More

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Study: Epistaxis Has 'Complex Hereditary Basis'

November 18, 2014

Environment also to blame in exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage cases so severe that horses bleed from the nostrils.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Riding School Horse Health

November 17, 2014

Lack of pasture time and advancing age were the prime culprits behind lesson horse health problems.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

November 12, 2014

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Bonneville County, Idaho

November 06, 2014

Two horses were euthanized after exhibiting neurologic signs; one of those tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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CSU Releases New Furosemide Research Results

October 30, 2014

Dr. Paul Morley found evidence suggesting furosemide is effective in reducing EIPH incidence and severity. ... Read More

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Researchers Study Equine Influenza Vaccination Schedules

October 28, 2014

Longer vaccination dosage intervals were more likely to leave gaps in horses' immunity than shorter ones.... 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

Researchers provided horses with daily inhaled corticosteroid treatments of fluticasone propionate through a respirator mask covering both nostrils.

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Choosing Corticosteroids for RAO: Systemic or Inhaled?

October 13, 2014

Which option is better? Study results suggest it depends on the horse and the severity of his condition.... 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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Quebec Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

October 10, 2014

Ontario officials say it's unclear whether the horse is affected by the neuropathogenic or non-neuropathogenic strain.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2014

October 07, 2014

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, strangles, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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A Rich Trifecta

October 01, 2014

Meet the orthopedic surgeon, reproductive specialist, and endoscope pioneer honored by the Thoroughbred Club of America.... Read More

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Dr. Larry Bramlage: America Must Give Up Furosemide

September 29, 2014

Bramlage said he believes furosemide is beneficial, but shared why he thinks America will eliminate it's race-day use.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashish Tiwari

September 27, 2014

Viruses have always intrigued Ashish Tiwari and inspired him to pursue a career researching influenza virus.... 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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Study Examines EIPH and Racing Performance

September 19, 2014

Researchers recently found no link between most horses who suffer from EIPH and long-term racing performance.... 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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Vaccine Offers Current Defense Against Equine Influenza

September 12, 2014

Zoetis partners with Gluck Center to confirm relevant disease protection against new strains.... Read More

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Three Dane Co., Wisconsin, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

September 10, 2014

Two of the horses are receiving treatment, while one was euthanized after showing neurologic signs of the disease.... 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