Recent News for Respiratory Problems


Managing Seniors with Heaves

October 04, 2015

Senior horses diagnosed with heaves face more obstacles than their younger counterparts. ... Read More


Respiratory Problems and Poor Performance

September 29, 2015

Vets can evaluate and treat performance-limiting respiratory problems to help return the patient to peak performance.... Read More


The Connection Between Moldy Hay and Heaves

September 27, 2015

Moldy hay can can contribute to several respiratory problems in horses, the most important of which is heaves. ... Read More


Test Shows Minnesota Horse Did Not Have EHV-1

September 23, 2015

The horse developed neurologic signs at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show and was euthanized Sept. 18.... Read More


Neurologic Horse Euthanized at Minnesota State 4-H Show

September 21, 2015

The horse was euthanized Sept. 18 after developing neurologic signs. EHV-1 test results are expected this week.... Read More


Equine Influenza Hits Malaysia

September 17, 2015

Officials believe international horse transport is behind the country's first influenza outbreak in nearly 40 years.... 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.


Fibrinous Pleural Effusion in Horses with Pleuropneumonia

September 16, 2015

Learn about this sticky pleuropneumonia complication and why it's bad news for affected horses.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club Launches EIPH Research Projects

September 15, 2015

The projects will investigate EIPH's pathophysiology and the effect of the medication furosemide on that condition.... Read More


Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work

September 08, 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle. ... Read More


Heaves Lecture Scheduled for Sept. 15

September 04, 2015

Dr. Emilie Setlakwe will present "A Cough, a Wheeze, Could it be Heaves?" at Tryon Equine Hospital. ... Read More


Risk Factors for Epistaxis in Jump Racehorses Examined

August 31, 2015

Risk factors for equine nosebleeds appear to include age at first start, running on firm ground, and more.... Read More


Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

August 28, 2015

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More


Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

August 25, 2015

Smoke can cause serious respiratory problems for horses. Here's how to protect your herd in case of wildfires.... Read More


Seven Things You Need to Know About Equine Influenza

August 19, 2015

Researchers have been hard at work studying this contagious respiratory disease.... Read More


Study Reveals Equine Influenza Case Numbers on the Rise

August 18, 2015

For the third year in a row, the number of influenza cases in the United States is increasing, a recent study revealed.... Read More


Heaves and Tracheal Microbiomes: Is There a Connection?

August 16, 2015

Researchers learned that the total bacterial load was higher in horses with heaves than in healthy horses, and more.... Read More


NYSGC to Host Forum on Furosemide Administration

August 15, 2015

The summit will feature renowned academics and researchers, owners, trainers and industry leaders.... Read More


Study: Flu Vaccine Cross-Reactive Against Three Isolates

August 07, 2015

Vaccinated horses demonstrated at least 97.4% cross-reactivity to three recent EIV isolates.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More


AAEP Aims to Enhance Horse Health, Racing Integrity

July 29, 2015

The 'Prescription for Racing Reform' seeks non-race day EIPH treatments, supports a 48-hour NSAID rule, and more.... Read More


Kentucky Equine Networking Association Returns Aug. 18

July 28, 2015

The Aug. 18 lecture topic will be "Biosecurity and Vaccination: Evaluating Flu and Herpes Risk."... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2015

July 20, 2015

Reported diseases include equine herpesvirus, strangles, equine viral arteritis, contagious equine metritis, and more... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.


Suspect Case of EHM in Canada's Ottawa Region

July 13, 2015

The horse is currently receiving veterinary care at a referral center.... Read More


Are Horses Vaccinated Against Influenza Still Susceptible?

July 12, 2015

Researchers found that of 239 horses that tested positive for equine influenza virus, 84 had been vaccinated.... Read More


Macrolide Antibiotics' Effects on Sweating in Foals Examined

July 10, 2015

Researcher found that three commonly used macrolides suppressed foals' normal sweat responses to varying degrees.... Read More