Lung Bleeding (EIPH) in Horses – It’s Not Only Racehorses!
Mention “bleeders” or exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage and most people will immediately think of racehorses. Some may possibly think of polo ponies or eventers competing at the highest level. However, it may come as a surprise to learn that even horses undertaking a strenuous trot may break some blood vessels deep in the lungs.
What is EIPH?
EIPH refers to the breaking of blood vessels in the lungs as a result of exercise. The blood enters the airways and is then moved from the smaller to the larger airways and . . .
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