Tag: sick

15 Nov 2019

Elite Equine and Respiratory Tract Infection

Having a sick horse can be quite distressing.  This week, the focus is on respiratory tract infection and EquiSearch.com shares some ideas on how to handle this in the best way possible: The respiratory tract is lined with a rich local immune system that keeps watch below the upper layers. When the system is healthy, there is […]

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05 Apr 2019

Elite Equine and Cold and Flu in Horses

Virginia Buechner-Maxwell, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, shares her expertise on coughs and colds in horses: “The occasional cough may not be cause for alarm, but if the cough is associated with any change in attitude or performance, or the frequency begins to increase, it’s time to investigate. Frequent coughing does not necessarily mean the horse […]

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