Evaluation of race distance, track surface and season of the year on exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage in flat racing thoroughbreds in Brazil.

@article{Costa2006EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of race distance, track surface and season of the year on exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage in flat racing thoroughbreds in Brazil.},
  author={Mauro M. Costa and Armen Thomassian},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={487-9}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY To our knowledge no studies evaluating risk factors to EIPH have been undertaken with such a population of horses in Brazil, which is one of the few countries in the racing community to accept the use of frusemide (FUR) as a prerace medication for bleeders. We also compared national results with those already in the literature. OBJECTIVES To verify the influence of variables such as distance of the race, racetrack surface, going and season of the year in the… CONTINUE READING

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