The presentation discussed evidence-based approaches to treating airway disease (such as heaves) in horses.
Mapping airborne particles in horse barns could help minimize the risk and/or prevalence of airway disease.
Horses in intense exercise, such as racing or three-day eventing, need full lung capacity to perform to the to
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Excede sterile suspension, a new long-acting antibiotic formulation for horses from Pfizer Animal Health, the company announced in a release.
Excede Sterile Suspension is used to tre
Respiratory disease in horses can be accurately assessed through laboratory evaluation of respiratory fluids, according to a new review by French and Belgian researchers.
When combined with clinical examinations, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL
Furosemide does more than enhance performance in Thoroughbred racehorses; it also has beneficial effects on the health and welfare of those horses, the American Veterinary Medical Association announced in a statement regarding a study to be
Based on diagnostic tests currently used in human medicine, researchers from the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom have reported preliminary findings on the use of an easy and non-invasive analysis of “exhaled breath condensate” that
According to an inaugural, multi-center report, equine herpesvirus-5 (EHV-5) is associated with a newly recognized, potentially fatal lung disease in horses called equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, or EMPF.
“EMPF is an important
Researchers have recently identified a new equine respiratory ailment that presents clinical signs similar to heaves, but that is progressive and has a poor prognosis for affected horses. The researchers have postulated that the disease, dubbed
“Anywhere between 25-92% of stabled horses have some form of airway inflammation,” said Melissa R. Mazan, DVM, of Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, at the 2005 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention in
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