Other Respiratory Problems

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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

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Dynamic Respiratory Clinical Cases

September 30, 2013

Dr. Gary Priest presents equine respiratory disease cases identified via dynamic endoscopy.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Equine Field Ventilation System

September 29, 2013

Anesthesiologists have developed a simple and inexpensive device for equine ventilation in a field emergency.... Read More

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Streptococcus zooepidemicus: Only an Opportunist?

July 14, 2013

S. zooepidemicus is frequently isolated in the respiratory tract of weanling and yearling horses. ... Read More

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Diagnostics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 20, 2013

Diagnostic testing for insulin issues, lyme disease, L. intracellularis, and respiratory conditions.... Read More

Understanding the basics of how horses breathe.

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Equine Respiratory System

March 13, 2013

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.... Read More

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Heaves in Horses

February 04, 2013

Heaves is a chronic, debilitating problem similar to asthma in humans for horses.... Read More

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Rhodococcus equi

February 01, 2013

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis Virus Prevalence in Louisiana Racehorses Evaluated

January 09, 2013

Researchers found that ERV is prevalent in Louisiana horses; more research is needed to determine its impact.... Read More

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Boehringer Ingelheim Introduces ERAV Vaccine

November 17, 2012

Equine rhinitis A virus affects the airways and is spread via nasal secretions and aerosol inhalation.... Read More

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Handling Respiratory Disease Outbreaks at Boarding Stables

October 12, 2012

Respiratory diseases at boarding barns present unique challenges for veterinarians, owners, and farm managers.... Read More

Ceiling fans move otherwise stagnant air through a barn and help manage equine respiratory diseases, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO).

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Air Movement in Horse Barns

October 08, 2012

Moving the air inside barns can help improve year-round comfort and air quality for horses and humans.... Read More

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EIPH and Furosemide Use in Racehorses Explained

October 04, 2012

One researcher discusses EIPH, furosemide use in racehorses, and related scientific research. ... Read More

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Lecture on Advances in Equine Airway Surgery Scheduled

October 01, 2012

Eric J. Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS will discuss advancements in equine airway diagnostics and treatments.... Read More

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Report: Deficiencies Had Role in N.Y. Racehorse Deaths

September 28, 2012

A spate of fatal breakdowns was primarily the result of structural deficiencies in rules and regulations.... Read More

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Commentary: Following Up on the Salix-Free Racing Pledge

September 20, 2012

Trainers managing Salix-free horses noted that none of them have shown signs of bleeding after races so far.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Releases Report on 3-D Ultrasound Research

September 20, 2012

Chalmers' goal is to provide owners with a reliable and inexpensive way to screen horses for roaring.... Read More