Equine Asthma

This webinar is intended for veterinary surgeons only. By enrolling in this webinar, you confirm that you are a veterinary surgeon with a current membership of your regulatory body.

Equine Asthma is a common disease affecting up to 80% of the equine population. The disease can be mild to moderate or severe and can affect the welfare and performance of horses.  

This course features a webinar given by Professor R. Scott Pirie, an expert in equine inflammatory airway disease, from the University of Edinburgh, UK and is hosted by Charlotte Fersloev, DVM Equine Business Manager for Boehringer Ingelheim in the Nordic Region. Professor Pirie explains the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of equine asthma and explains how the horse’s environment can be crucial in preventing and managing the disease. 

This webinar is brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim.

How does the course work?

What you will learn

  • Definition of the term ‘equine asthma’
  • Prevalence and different forms of the disease
  • Why equine asthma is a welfare concern
  • How the disease affects performance in sports horses
  • How equine asthma compares to human asthma

Course format



Dr Charlotte Fersloev DVM

Prof Scott Pirie BVM&S PhD CertEM (Int Med) CertEP DipECEIM MRCVS