Alfaxalone anaesthesia in horses: Potential for improved safety for horses

The University of Queensland

  • Project code: PRJ-000094

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Tuesday, May 1, 2007

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

  • National Priority: HOR-Thoroughbred diseases and parasites


Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

To develop alfaxalone in cyclodextrin as a safe and effective anaesthetic agent for total intravenous anaesthesia in horses with the aim of reducing morbidity and mortality.