Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Associate Managing Editor

Equine Rhinitis Virus Prevalence in Louisiana Racehorses Evaluated

Infectious respiratory diseases such as equine influenza and equine herpesvirus can have a significant welfare and economic effect on the horse industry, and researchers and veterinarians have devoted much time and money to trying to control and prevent outbreaks. Far less is known, however, about another infectious respiratory disease: equine rhinitis vi...

Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

When 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta crossed the finish line for the last time, most race fans focused on the fact it was the first loss of her career. But what might be even more notable is that it was also her 20th start--unusual in an industry that has seen an overall decline in starts (down to 6.11 per horse per year in 2010, according to The Joc...

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