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Heart murmurs

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Heart murmurs

Heart murmurs are quite common in horses and are often detected during a routine veterinary examination or at pre-purchase examination.

Image: An ECG showing sinus block
©Dr Lesley Young

What is a heart murmur?

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What causes murmurs?

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What sort of murmurs are there

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How do I know if my horse has a murmur?

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What should I do if my vet detects a heart murmur?

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What other tests may my horse need if a murmur is found?

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