Prevalence of pharyngeal and laryngeal abnormalities in Thoroughbreds racing in Australia, and their association with performance.

@article{Brown2005PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of pharyngeal and laryngeal abnormalities in Thoroughbreds racing in Australia, and their association with performance.},
  author={Jennifer A Brown and K W Hinchcliff and Melissa A Jackson and Anthony F Dredge and Ramon O'Callaghan and John McCaffrey and Ronald F. Slocombe and Andrew F Clarke},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={397-401}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Little information is available regarding the prevalence of abnormalities of the upper airway and their association with performance in the general population of Thoroughbred racehorses. OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence of selected abnormalities of the upper airway and their association with performance in Thoroughbred racehorses in Australia. HYPOTHESIS That abnormalities of the upper airway of Thoroughbred racehorses are associated with poor race… CONTINUE READING