Managing the Asthmatic Horse

Follow the steps in this visual guide to help your horse breathe easier. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
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A healthy horse at rest takes 10 to 14 breaths per minute, inhaling upward of 60 liters of air in that time. But a horse diagnosed with asthma, just like his human counterparts, coughs, wheezes, and struggles to breathe. Airway inflammation and mucous accumulation associated with this condition make efficient performance nearly impossible for these horses.
Steps you can take to help your asthmatic horse breathe easier
Managing the Asthmatic Horse: Steps to help your horse breathe easier
Managing the Asthmatic Horse: Steps to help your horse breathe easier
Medical treatment and environmental management go hand in hand when you’re managing horses with asthma.
Managing the Asthmatic Horse: Steps You Can Take

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