Horses And Smoke Inhalation

Three horses in a field
Published: June 9, 2023 11:58 am EDT

As parts of Canada and the U.S. continue to be affected by the Canadian wildfires, Equine Guelph recently shared important resources for protecting your horse's respiratory health during low air quality conditions. 

In a 2020 study from Ontario Veterinary College researcher Janet Beeler-Marfisi, her research revealed that horses — with their far greater lung capacity and athleticism — suffer when air pollution levels rise.

Read why smoke is bad, learn about signs of irritation, and what you can do as a horse owner or barn manager to mitigate risks with this EG fact sheet.

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