Other Respiratory Problems

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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

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W.Va. Horse Racing Officials Begin Examining Salix

September 18, 2012

A meeting served as a information-gathering session in light of ongoing discussion about furosemide use.... Read More

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Long-term Clenbuterol Use in Horses Studied

September 05, 2012

While the drug initially reduced airway sensitivity, long-term use seems to result in reduced effectiveness.... Read More

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Governor Implements New Ky. Race-Day Drug Regulations

August 31, 2012

Gov. Steve Beshear implemented regulations reforming some aspects of the state's equine medication policy.... Read More

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Race-Day Medication Rules Discussed in Ky., W.Va

August 30, 2012

Race-day medication discussions are taking place in both Kentucky and West Virginia.... Read More

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Kentucky Race-Day Drug Rules Will Change Sept. 4

August 23, 2012

Furosemide will be the only medication permitted on race day in Kentucky effective Sept. 4.... Read More

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Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More

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Cardiorespiratory Causes of Poor Equine Performance

August 17, 2012

In order for a horse to reach his athletic potential, his cardiorespiratory system must function properly.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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Study Finds Link Between ERAV and Horse Age

August 09, 2012

Horse age appears to be a significant factor in the prevalence of equine rhinitis virus A and B.... Read More

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Race-Day Salix Ban Will Extend to 2-Year-Old Listed Stakes

August 09, 2012

Race-day Salix will not be allowed in listed stakes races for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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West Virginia Racing Commission Plans Meeting on Salix Use

August 07, 2012

The commission plans to hold a fact-finding meeting on use of race-day furosemide day, officials said Aug. 4.... Read More

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RMTC Holding Clenbuterol Decision for Study Results

August 07, 2012

The organization is waiting on UC Davis study results before ruling on a possible ban of clenbuterol.... Read More

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National HBPA Affiliates Back Use of Race-Day Salix

August 06, 2012

The majority of the National HBPA affiliates have adopted pro-race-day Salix resolutions.... Read More

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Group Wants Act to Regulate Horse Racing Medication

August 01, 2012

A new grassroots organization that opposes race-day medication wants involvement by the federal government.... Read More

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Forum on Joint, Throat Problems in Thoroughbreds Scheduled

July 28, 2012

A veterinary panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats in yearlings.... Read More

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Major Racehorse Health Issues Discussed at RCI Meeting

July 26, 2012

Discussion topics included public veterinary records, commission authority over veterinarians, and Salix.... Read More

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Equine Tracheal Mucus Associated with Airborne Particulates

July 23, 2012

Athletic horses exposed to airborne particles could experience enough mucus buildup to limit performance.... Read More