Poor air quality from wildfire smoke can be very dangerous for horses. An equine internal medicine specialist offers advice.
Smoky air makes breathing difficult and can exacerbate equine asthma. Learn how to support your horse’s respiratory health via nutrition and reduce airway irritants during fire season.
Since 2008 the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine and Merck Animal Health have worked to cultivate a strong biosurveillance program.
Researchers have determined that testing bronchoalveolar lavage fluid might be the most accurate way to diagnose horses with equine asthma.
Researchers are working to find a way to individualize equine asthma treatment and are looking for more horses to participate in this study.
Steaming might be the more effective option for reducing allergens in hay.
In this case report we see how a senior horse diagnosed with severe equine asthma repeatedly developed pneumonia. Read more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue of The Horse.
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