Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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King William County, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV

August 25, 2017

The newly confirmed cases are unrelated to the ones identified on a Culpeper farm 10 days ago.... Read More

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LMU Students Share Collaborative Research Project Updates

August 25, 2017

Research topics included deworming, cytokine production in senior horses, fatal suspensory apparatus injuries, and more.... Read More

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Emergency 911: Horse Show Edition

August 25, 2017

Critical conditions can strike when you're at a competition with your horse. Here's how to handle them. ... Read More

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Page Rejoins UK Gluck Center's Immunology Group

August 24, 2017

Dr. Allen Page's multifaceted role at UK will involve working as a scientist and veterinarian.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: Additional Horse Tests Positive

August 18, 2017

A third horse on the index farm developed a fever and subsequently tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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A Breath of Fresh Air: Senior Horse Respiratory Health

August 17, 2017

While every horse needs quality air to breathe, senior horses are particularly at risk for respiratory diseases.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed

August 16, 2017

The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.... Read More

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Culpeper, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

August 15, 2017

One horse is recovering with supportive care while the other was euthanized. Both horses are from the same farm.... Read More

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UC Davis Equine Researchers Tackling Coronavirus

August 14, 2017

Research can help vets better diagnose and treat the disease and horse owners manage or even prevent outbreaks.... Read More

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Factors Associated With Septic Pleuropneumonia Survival

August 13, 2017

A thoracotomy improved affected horses' survival rates while dehydration increased the odds of death.... Read More

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Strangles: How to Protect Your Horse

August 10, 2017

Learn how to help your horse remain free of this common and highly contagious respiratory disease.... Read More

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Bacteria Behind Mystery Epidemic in Iceland's Horses

August 01, 2017

A specific strain of S. zooepidemicus was likely behind the horses' coughing and nasal discharge.... Read More

2017 <em>R. equi</em> cases in Kentucky

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UKVDL Map of the Month: R. equi

July 30, 2017

Rhodococcus equi is the most serious cause of bacterial pneumonia in foals 4 to 6 months old.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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International Horse Movements and Disease Risk

July 15, 2017

From 1995 to 2014, the OIE received reports of 54 disease events associated with international horse movement.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2017

July 13, 2017

Confirmed diseases include influenza, EHV, strangles, nocardioform placentitis, piroplasmosis, EIA, and more.... Read More

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Laboratory Diagnosis of Strangles

July 10, 2017

Find out how veterinarians diagnose this highly contagious disease in both acute cases and long-term carrier horses.... Read More

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Correcting Equine Nasal Collapse Caused by Nerve Damage

July 08, 2017

Learn how veterinarians treated an 18-month-old Andalusian colt that suffered nasal collapse after a training accident.... Read More

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Getting a Second Wind: Helping Equine Athletes Breathe

July 07, 2017

Are breathing issues slowing your horse down? Here are some surgical and management options that might help.... Read More

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Keeping the Aging Horse Comfortable

June 30, 2017

Here's how to manage senior horses' aging teeth, joints, lungs, and more.... Read More

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It's All in the Genes: Horse Traits and Heritability

June 13, 2017

Scientists are continuing to uncover which genes are responsible for certain traits in horses.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Horse

June 08, 2017

The horse resided at a small private barn and, at this time, it appears that only a few horses could have been exposed.... Read More

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy When Traveling

June 01, 2017

Vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy when you take him off the farm.... Read More

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Prepurchase Exams: Not Just Looking for Lameness

May 25, 2017

Find out what conditions, beyond lameness, a veterinarian might uncover during a prepurchase exam. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Seasonal Respiratory Allergies

May 16, 2017

Of the 268 respondents, 93 (35%) said their horses suffer from seasonal respiratory allergies. ... Read More

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EIA, EHM, Strangles Confirmed in Colorado Horses

May 12, 2017

The state Department of Agriculture is working with the equine industry and veterinarians to contain the diseases.... Read More