Inflammatory Airway Disease & Racehorses

To perform at their best, racehorses need a properly functioning respiratory tract to allow oxygen to reach the lungs and fuel their activity. But respiratory issues are among the most common ailments diagnosed in these equine athletes. In particular, inflammatory airway disease (IAD) is an important cause of allergic lower airway disease. What are the…

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PulmonAID is a stayer for Brett Dodson Racing

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Hindgut Ulcers, Fact or Fake News?

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