Equine Health Update EHU Vol 20 Issue 03 - Page 2

Contents Disclaimer: This communication is in- tended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Associa- tion (SAEVA ) and may not be forwarded, disseminated, copied or shared in any way whatsoever without the express Ex vivo effects of insulin on the structural integrity of equine digital lamellae (Abstract) 11 Epidemiology of race-day distal limb fracture in flat racing Thorough- breds in Great Britain (2000-2013)(Abstract) 12 Early colonisation and temporal dynamics of the gut microbial ecosys- tem in Standardbred foals (Abstract) 13 permission of the Editor or SAEVA Chair- man. Published quarterly for the South African Equine Veterinary Association (part of the South African Veterinary Association.) Expressions of opinion, claims and statement of supposed facts do not necessarily reflect the Exhaled breath condensate hydrogen peroxide, pH and leukotriene B4 are associated with lower airway inflammation and airway cytology in the horse (Abstract) 14 Prevalence of owner-reported ocular problems and veterinary ocular findings in a population of horses aged ≥ 15 years 15 Serial evaluation of resting and exercising overground endoscopic examination results in young Thoroughbeds with no treatment inter- vention 16 NHRA Excerpts 19 Equine Disease Quarterly - July 2018 24 Equine Pleuropneumonia 34 Excerpts from Executive Meeting - April 2018 47 views of the EHU, editor or publisher. While every effort is made to report accurately, the EHU, publisher or the editor does not accept any liability with regard to any statement, advertisement, fact or recommendation made in this magazine. Editor: Johnny Cave Publisher: Vetlink Media Solutions Advertising and Production: Madaleen Schultheiss Cover: Nicolene C. Swanepoel Designer: Heinrich van Rijn Contact details: 012 346 1590 www.vetlink.co.za Email: admin@vetlink.co.za We welcome any comments, contributions, topic suggestions and letters for publication. Send them to: The Editor, Equine Health Update, PO Box 232, GROENKLOOF, 0027 Tel: (012) 346 1590, 082 575 6479 Fax: 086 671 9907 webpage: www.saeva.co.za Email: admin@vetlink.co.za 2 • Equine Health Update •