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Protecting your horse’s respiratory health

We humans tend to stay indoors during the winter. If your horse is doing the same, be sure to take steps to protect her...

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90%...

Healthy lungs, healthy horse

Keeping your horse's lungs healthy can be simply achieved with small changes to your barn cleaning methods and feeding practices. The quality of air your horse breathes, and...

Winter lung health

For most horses, winter means more time confined to the stall or indoor arena. Unfortunately, protection from the weather can come at the expense...

Keeping Arena Dust Down

We’ve all seen it (and more likely experienced it) – clouds of arena dust raised by several sets of horses’ hooves as they trot...

Respiratory problems in horses

Domesticating and stabling horses has radically changed their natural environment and can lead to some serious health issues. Respiratory problems are reported to be...