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To Breathe Or Not To Breathe; COPD & I.A.D.

The respiratory tract is an organ that is commonly impacted in the horse, resulting in COPD and IAD. Inhalation of oxygen is vital for energy production and overall cellular health, but in many equine athletes, they struggle to move air in and out resulting in decreased performance and quality of life. Many horse owners rely heavily on pharmaceutical medications such as steroids and bronchodilators, but despite their use, their horse continues to struggle to gain results and improve in quality of life. (more…)

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