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Owners often seek advice and tips on ways to keep their RAO-affected horses healthy, so we've scoured our archives and compiled 10 resources available for free on TheHorse.com. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. The post 10 Equine Asthma Resources on TheHorse.com appeared first on The Horse.
Veterinarians currently have a variety of medical treatments available to manage horses with asthma. Options include anything from over-the-counter breathing aids, natural/herbal/holistic products, and breathing implements to a variety of prescription-strength drugs. The post The Newest Treatment Options for Equine Asthma appeared first on The Horse.
Finnish researchers found that 83% of the Standardbred horses and 90% of the Finnhorses (a local draft breed) had acute lesions resulting from their bits post-racing. Mares were at a greater risk of mouth injury. The post Study Finds High Rate of Bit-Related Lesions in Trotting Horses appeared first on The Horse.
Discover the possible causes of scratches and how you can prevent and treat this frustrating dermatitis often found on a horse's pastern in our step-by-step visual guide. Sponsored by Zarasyl. The post Infographic: Scratches in Horses appeared first on The Horse.
A new European study has shown that Lusitanos had few OA lesions on radiographs, and when they did, the lesions were relatively minor. The post Osteoarthritis in Lusitanos Usually Minimal, Study Shows appeared first on The Horse.
Fasting a horse overnight prior to giving an omeprazole dose to treat ulcers improves treatment outcomes, especially for glandular ulcers, a researcher found. The post Gastric Ulcers: Omeprazole More Effective in Fasted Horses appeared first on The Horse.