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Learn about common upper airway problems in horses and how to address them in this visual guide. Sponsored by Endoscopy Support Services Inc.Read More
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by Samantha Steelman, PhD | Feb 11, 2022
Training horses in the spring and summer can present some challenges. Learn how horses adapt to exercise training, how they acclimates to spring and summer weather conditions, and what you can do to help them perform at their best.Read More
The Equine Respiratory System
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Dec 2, 2021
The equine respiratory tract is so highly specialized for exercise that even the slightest deviation from normal can limit a horse’s athletic career.Read More
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by Multiple Authors | Jun 16, 2021
Dr. Gina Tranquillo-Shade and Michele Haman of Equi-Librium Therapy LLC talk about whether massage can help or hurt horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy.Read More