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Available Tests for Allergic Lung Disease are Useless

A study that will be published in the July issue of the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science has found that none of the currently available tests for equine lung allergic disease are helpful. The study looked at 15 horses – … Continue reading

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Peak Allergy Season Is Almost Here

Spring is just around the corner and with it all the plants, molds and insects that can spell allergy. Studies in several species and different equine breeds have uncovered a genetic predisposition to develop allergies and even which genes are … Continue reading

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Summer Allergies

Nothing ruins enjoying the warm weather with your horse quite like the scourge of allergies.  Manifestations run the gamut from sneezing and snorting to wheezing, runny eyes and agonizing itching. from Towcester Vets, UK Allergies are basically a misdirected and … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Immune System is the Gut

The function of the immune system is to protect the body from outside organisms and substances that may harm it.  It should be no surprise then that mucus membranes lining all the portals of the body open to the world … Continue reading

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