Other Respiratory Problems

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Artificial Head, Neck Positions Effects on Horses' Breathing

June 21, 2012

Dutch scientists determined that all non-natural head and neck positions affect horses' breathing.... Read More

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Foreign Organizations Back Ky. Salix Phase-Out

June 15, 2012

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the Hong Konj Jockey club support the decision.... Read More

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Industry Responds to Ky. Approval of Race-Day Salix Ban

June 14, 2012

Kentucky horsemen, after the vote, said they intend to lobby lawmakers to oppose the regulation.... Read More

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N.Y. Lawmakers Oppose Ban on Race-Day Salix

June 13, 2012

Two New York senators announced June 12 that they do not support a ban on race-day Salix administration.... Read More

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Ky. Commission Approves Race-Day Salix Ban

June 13, 2012

The measure would ban the use of furosemide on race-day in graded and listed stakes over a three-year period.... Read More

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CHRB Severely Restricts Clenbuterol Use

May 26, 2012

The drug, possibly being misused for its anabolic steroid properties, will be severely restricted next year.... Read More

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Split Over Race-Day Salix Continues in Kentucky

May 18, 2012

The Salix debate will continue in early June when the KHRC holds a town hall meeting on the topic.... Read More

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KHRC to Discuss, But Not Vote on, Salix Plan

May 08, 2012

The KHRC will discuss a possible three-year phase-out of race-day furosemide in graded and listed stakes.
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New York Taking Public Comments on Salix Use in Racehorses

May 01, 2012

Salix is a medication used to prevent exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging, also known as bleeding.... Read More

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Congress Hears Race-Day Medication Testimony from Industry

April 30, 2012

The witnesses all told Congress they don't believe race-day medication has a place in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Study: Nanoparticles to Deliver Therapy for Heaves in Horses

April 28, 2012

Study of horses with allergies showed a partial remission of allergy signs with nanoparticle administration... Read More

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Proposed Kentucky Race Day Salix Ban Fails

April 17, 2012

The KHRC voted 7-7 not to approve a recommendation that would have phased out the medication over three years.... Read More

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Mich. State Graduate Student Honored for EIPH Research

April 17, 2012

Alice Stack, MVB, Dipl. ACVIM, was honored by the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Upper-Respiratory Disorders, April 19

April 10, 2012

Topics discussed will include roaring, dorsal displacement of the soft palate, epiglottic entrapment, and more... Read More

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Alternative Treatment for "Roaring" in Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 29, 2012

Researchers recently assessed the feasibility of functional electrical stimulation in roarers.... Read More

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Treating Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Ailments (AAEP 2011)

March 26, 2012

A horse in respiratory distress or displaying other signs of airway ailments warrants a call to a veterinarian... Read More

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Equine Head Flexion and Airway Inflammation (AAEP 2011)

March 22, 2012

Vets examined upper airway obstruction in horses being ridden and when displaying "normal" head carriage.... Read More

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Managing Inflammatory Airway Disease in Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 16, 2012

Inflammatory airway disease is a top cause of decreased performance and affects up to 50% of equine athletes.... Read More

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A Blood Test to Detect Equine IAD?

March 13, 2012

One researcher said equine IAD is associated with an increase in surfactant protein D blood levels.... Read More

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In Depth: Evaluating the Upper Respiratory Tract (AAEP 2011)

March 06, 2012

Veterinarians have fine-tuned numerous methods for evaluating the upper respiratory tract for abnormalities.... Read More

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Clenbuterol Ban for New Mexico Horse Racing

February 27, 2012

Clenbuterol use was suspended for Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in New Mexicoeffective April 20.... Read More

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Your Horse's Breathing: Roaring, Coughing, and Bleeding

February 01, 2012

A rundown of respiratory diseases commonly observed in performance horses.... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis in Respiratory Infection Cases (AAEP 2011)

January 23, 2012

In one study of horses with acute respiratory disease, researchers found rhinitis in 42% of affected animals.... Read More

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In-Depth: Respiratory Problems (AAEP 2011)

January 23, 2012

Dr. Brett Woodie describes lower and upper respiratory problems and inflammatory respiratory disease.... Read More

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Furosemide 'Myths' Discussed at HBPA Convention

January 16, 2012

Panelists said there is no scientific evidence supporting a ban on the use of furosemide on race day.... Read More