Equine Health

Diseases of the respiratory system

How does the course work?

Online Course NO certification

2 h
Online learning

What you will learn

For an animal as athletic as a horse, a healthy respiratory system is required for it to be able to lead a normal life and is an absolute necessity for any horse involved in sport. The respiratory system is quite delicate and prone to a variety of diseases, both infectious and allergic in nature. In this course you will learn about:

  • the typical clinical signs of respiratory disease;
  • the diagnostic techniques that are commonly used to evaluate horses with respiratory disease;
  • the infectious diseases that can affect the respiratory tract; and
  • other diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden