"Her life is changed," Whendy reports of Sunni. "There's no more coughing, she can breathe." For fellow owners of horses with these respiratory diseases, she urges: "Eventually, if you love your horses, you are going to have to steam their hay. Things won't get better without it."
Anyone who suffers from asthma is probably already aware that breathing cold air, even just at rest, can lead to a worsening of respiratory symptoms, including a feeling of tightness in the chest and difficulty in breathing.
Dr Kate Allen discusses the possible causes of inappropriate breathlessness in horses.
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