Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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OSU Veterinary Hospital Reopens after Influenza Outbreak

August 08, 2013

The Oregon State University veterinary hospital resumed normal operations after an equine influenza outbreak.... Read More

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Owners Again Support Medication-Free Horse Racing

August 05, 2013

Many of horse racing's top owners again pledged to race their 2-year-olds without race-day medication. ... Read More

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Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More

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OSU Veterinary Hospital Managing Equine Influenza Cases

July 24, 2013

Three affected horses at OSU have been placed in isolation and are being treated. ... Read More

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Hemorrhage Blamed for Calgary Stampede Horse Death

July 17, 2013

Pulmonary hemorrhage caused the death of a horse used in the chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede. ... 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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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

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

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Inhaled Corticosteroids, Management Changes Help RAO Horses

July 10, 2013

A combination of inhaled corticosteroids and environmental antigen avoidance helped horses with heaves.... Read More

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California Quarter Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

July 09, 2013

A 4-year-old California mare has tested positive for neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Devon and Warwickshire, England

July 05, 2013

Horses residing on two English premises have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: All Restrictions Lifted

June 26, 2013

All EHV-1 related restrictions placed on horses stabled in Barn 1 at Woodbine have been lifted.... Read More

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Consider BAL in Both Lungs when Evaluating Airway Disease

June 24, 2013

Only performing bronchoalveolar lavage in a single lung could lead to missed diagnoses, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed at Woodbine Racetrack

June 12, 2013

Authorities have confirmed five EHV-1 cases in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Australian Horse Industry Could Face Increased Disease Risk

June 08, 2013

International horse movement and climate changes could contribute to disease risk, one vet says.... Read More

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Canada EHV-1 Restrictions Partially Lifted

June 03, 2013

Officials have lifted the restrictions placed on one barn at the Campbellville Training Centre in Ontario.... Read More

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Oregon State Vet Offers Seasonal Advice to Horse Owners

June 02, 2013

Brad LeaMaster, DVM, PhD, advised owners to protect their horses against WNV and EHV-1 this spring.... Read More

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Authorities Monitoring EHV-1 Cases in Canada

May 21, 2013

Two Standardbred horses have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More

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Study: Not All Biosecurity Protocols Effective

May 16, 2013

Researchers say not all biosecurity protocols owners use will protect horses from infectious diseases.... Read More

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Vernon Downs EHV-1: One Horse Euthanized

May 08, 2013

One of three EHV-1 positive horses at Vernon Downs has been euthanized, a May 8 statement said.... Read More

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Vernon Downs EHV-1: At Least Four Horses Affected

May 06, 2013

Laboratory tests indicate at least four horses stabled at Vernon Downs are positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed at Vernon Downs

May 06, 2013

Officials implemented a quarantine at Vernon Downs in New York after confirming a case of EHV-1 on May 4. ... Read More

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Six Ky. Derby Horses Made Salix-Free Racing Debuts

May 03, 2013

All of this year's Kentucky Derby starters will receive furosemide, designed to prevent EIPH. ... Read More