Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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New Zealand Neurologic EHV-1: 15 Horses Affected

February 27, 2014

Of the affected horses, seven have been euthanized and eight are recovering.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Reviewed

February 22, 2014

As EHV gains worldwide significance, researchers are seeking a better understanding of the disease. ... Read More

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Parx Racing Quarantines Two Barns due to EHV-1

February 18, 2014

Two barns at Parx Racing have been quarantined after a horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Age-Related Susceptibility to R. equi Studied

February 17, 2014

Foals are susceptible to developing R. equi infection for at least the first two weeks of life.... 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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New Zealand Neurologic EHV-1: Seven Horses Euthanized

February 10, 2014

Thirteen horses on the property had been affected by neurologic EHV-1. Of those, seven have been euthanized.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Health Conditions Discussed at CBA Seminar

February 05, 2014

Scoping yearlings and significant findings in radiographs were among the major topics covered.... Read More

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New Zealand Reports First Neurologic EHV-1 Case

February 04, 2014

Officials confirmed the country's first case of neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) on a single stud farm.... 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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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... 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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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

January 24, 2014

De Negri's research focused on infections in horses caused by S. equi and S. zooepidemicus.... Read More

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EHV Scare at Pennsylvania Racetrack

January 20, 2014

A barn was quarantined due to a suspected EHV case, but quickly released when the horse tested negative.... Read More

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No Additional Signs of EHV-1 at Fair Hill

January 16, 2014

The suspect horse is in stable condition and has shown gradual neurologic status improvement.... 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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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

January 15, 2014

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

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Parx Racing EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

January 13, 2014

The quarantine of two barns began in early November 2013 when a horse tested positive for EHV-1. ... Read More

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

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Possible EHV-1 Case Quarantined at Fair Hill Training Center

January 13, 2014

A horse at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md., is in quarantine with a suspected case of EHV-1.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2013

January 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Fortier shares her picks for the top equine surgery- and lameness-related studies of 2013.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Central North Carolina

December 31, 2013

Several horses have tested positive for neurologic EHV-1, according to the state veterinarian's office.... Read More

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Can Vaccination Protect Horses from Neurologic EHV-1?

December 30, 2013

One EHV-1 vaccine could have some protective properties against the neurologic form of the virus.... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More