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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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The Price of Longevity: Senior Horse Health Needs

Owning a horse over his lifetime can be rewarding, but you need to be prepared for specific costs related to his care. Learn about senior horse research studies and what veterinarians say you should watch for as your horse ages.

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Owners Share Opinions on Equine Asthma Treatments, Management

Veterinarians often prescribe medications to control acute and chronic clinical signs of disease, along with recommending environmental changes to limit asthmatic horses’ exposure to inhaled allergens. What do owners think of these sometimes time-consuming and expensive suggestions?

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Are Appeasing Pheromones Effective in Horses?

Help for Heavy Horses

Does your horse have asthma? UPenn’s Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston shares management tips for offering your horse relief.

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Infographic: Heaves

Recurrent airway obstruction is a chronic respiratory problem similar to asthma in humans. Help your heavy horse breath easy with tips from our visual guide.

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