Download Dr. Mazan's Equine Respiratory Health e-book for a detailed understanding of equine respiratory health.
Tufts Equine Respiratory Health Lab is the only place in New England offering a complete respiratory workup for equine athletes of all levels, from 10-goal polo ponies and D3 Pony Club horses to future Derby winners, Grand Prix dressage horses and beloved backyard companions.
Our Lung Function Laboratory was the first in the country to develop routine lung function testing in clinical patients. We are at the forefront of understanding, diagnosing and treating horses with inflammatory airway disease (IAD). By utilizing our advanced equipment and expertise, we can test and evaluate before developing a comprehensive plan to help your horse return to its peak performance.
As pioneers in the industry, we have successfully demonstrated a link between respiratory viruses and equine asthma, explored the significance of coughs in different populations of horses, established the importance of biomarkers in the diagnosis of equine asthma, quantified the effect of albuterol on treadmill performance and airway reactivity, and examined lung function in aging horses.
Today, Tufts Equine Respiratory Lab has grown to offer expertise in the following services:
Tufts Equine Respiratory Lab offers the most advanced and effective diagnosis and treatment for your horse.
When we do a BAL cytology at the Tufts Equine Respiratory Health Lab, you get a cytological diagnosis and advice on treatment options by our clinicians. Find out more about our service and how to submit samples.