“For breath is life…” as the Sanskrit proverb says. Any obstacle a horse has to taking in a full breath of air will affect its performance and possibly quality of life.

From non-invasive imaging of paralyzed laryngeal cartilage to understanding the cellular basis for equine asthma, the field of respiratory medicine is ever -expanding and our equine researchers have been pioneers in this field for decades. 

Bienzle, DorotheeOVC – Biomedical Sciences
Beeler-Marfisi, JanetOVC – Biomedical Sciences
Arroyo, LuisOVC – Clinical Studies
Adler, ACarleton University, Systems and Computer Engineering

Areas of Equine Research

Ontario’s equine researchers investigate a wide range of issues involving horses and the horse industry. Click on a link below to see who’s working in that area.


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