These programs designed to strengthen airway muscles might help affected horses avoid surgery.
Horses with equine asthma are more likely to have pharyngeal abnormalities in the upper airway during exercise than their asthma-free counterparts.
Arytenoid function can impact both sales price and airway function in horses, so it’s important for both buyers and sellers that veterinarians evaluate it consistently, one practitioner says.
Study results revealed that box stalls have much higher concentrations of potentially disease-causing pathogens in the air compared to run-in sheds.
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.
Researchers are asking horse owners, managers, and riders to complete a survey about air quality, conditions, arena footing, and associated health outcomes in horses and humans.
Both endoscopic techniques provide invaluable information and, in most cases, should be used together, one practitioner says.
Eight veterinarian students from Lincoln Memorial University (LMU), in Harrogate, Tennessee, spent their summer collaborating with researchers in the University of Kentucky (UK) Department of
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