Respiratory System

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Dynamic Respiratory Clinical Cases

September 30, 2013

Dr. Gary Priest presents equine respiratory disease cases identified via dynamic endoscopy.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Equine Field Ventilation System

September 29, 2013

Anesthesiologists have developed a simple and inexpensive device for equine ventilation in a field emergency.... 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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WCVM Seeking Healthy Horses for Respiratory Study

June 16, 2013

Researchers are seeking healthy, client-owned horses to take part in research on equine respiratory disease. ... Read More

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Hay Soaking

April 30, 2013

Soaking hay prior to feeding horses can offer many benefits for respiratory, metabolic, and genetic disorders.... Read More

Understanding the basics of how horses breathe.

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Equine Respiratory System

March 13, 2013

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.... Read More

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Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

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Winterizing Horses

November 01, 2012

Take a few simple precautions and management approaches to help your horse weather winter safely.... 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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The Science Behind Equine Nasal Strips

June 28, 2012

While some studies support the use of equine nasal strips, others have yielded less promising results.... Read More

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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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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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Ammonia and Respiratory Health

September 22, 2010

High ammonia levels in barns can be detrimental to horses' respiratory health. Know how to keep them low.... Read More

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Equine Upper Airway

May 01, 2010

Understand the structure and function of the equine upper respiratory system to understand horses' breathing.... Read More

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Breathing, Stride, and Jumping Performance

June 02, 2009

Give your horse a boost in performance with a little more consideration to its airways.... Read More

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The Airways and the Lungs

May 27, 2008

Understanding how the horse's respiratory system works can help horse owners recognize and prevent problems.... Read More

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Anatomy -- The Head and Neck

April 04, 2008

No matter the conformation of your chosen breed, the heads and necks of horses serve many purposes. ... Read More

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Circulatory and Respiratory Systems: Of Blood and Breath

April 04, 2008

The horse's circulatory and respiratory systems constitute its engine. ... Read More

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Rutgers Equine Science Center Annual Update Set for Dec. 12

November 09, 2006

The Rutgers Equine Science Center will sponsor its annual Equine Science Update on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture on the Cook Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.... Read More

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Basic Horse Anatomy and Physiology

January 01, 2005

Gain an understanding of how the horse is constructed and what this means in the realm of form to function.... Read More

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Hoof Project Foundation Will Fund Lameness Research

November 01, 2002

Combining scientific research with real-life case management is the mission of the new Hoof Project Foundation headed by David Hood, DVM, PhD. Noted for his research on hoof problems such as laminitis, Hood hopes to work with the horse-owning... Read More

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National Governing Body Information Available

February 06, 2001

For those interested in the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Equestrian National Governing Body issue, the following important information has been added and is now available on the AHSA web site at Read More