neurologic test

EPM can be difficult to diagnose. Dr. Sarah Colmer explains how veterinarians use a neuro exam, bloodwork, and cerebrospinal fluid to confirm an EPM diagnosis.

This is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live podcast, “EPM: Help For Your Horse.” Listen to the full recording here.

About the Expert:

Sarah F. Colmer


Sarah F. Colmer, VMD, is a third-year resident in large animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square. Following the completion of her residency next month, she will begin a fellowship in large animal neurology at New Bolton Center. She has research interests in neurologic conditions of the horse, particularly degenerative diseases, as well as endocrinology.​