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The Equine Respiratory System

The equine respiratory tract is so highly specialized for exercise that even the slightest deviation from normal can limit a horse’s athletic career.

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IBH Horses Could Be At Risk for Equine Asthma

If you’ve got a horse with insect bite hypersensitivity, midges might not be your only problem. Researchers found that IBH horses are more likely to develop allergic reactions elsewhere—specifically, in the breathing passages.

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Managing DDSP in Sport Horses Medically

Researchers have suggested a link between DDSP and lower airway inflammation in racehorses, but the concept hadn’t been explored in sport horses. So, scientists in Belgium reviewed medical to identify instances and outcomes of DDSP treated medically.

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Equine Barn Ventilation

Poor air quality in stalls is a leading cause of equine asthma. Discover ways to improve air circulation when designing horse barns from Morgan Hayes, PE, a livestock systems engineer at University of Kentucky.

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