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Diagnosing Equine Asthma

Clinical history is critical to diagnosis. The horse with overt heaves, or recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) will have a history of having had a recurrent (hence the name) breathing problem,

Equine Asthma

Heaves, otherwise known as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway disease (IAD), allergic airway disease, small airway disease and COPD are all diseases that fall under the spectrum of equine asthma.

Cardiology

Cardiac abnormalities can be the most challenging clinical findings to fully characterize and can play an important role in limiting equine performance, particularly in high-level equine athletes.

Ultrasound

Tufts Equine Center is one of the few places in the country offering a service dedicated to equine ultrasound.