Poll Recap: EPM Experiences

Of the 467 respondents, only 118 (25%) said they have owned a horse with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.

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Equine protozoal myeloencephalitiis (EPM) is a progressive and potentially fatal neurologic disease that can be challenging to both diagnose and manage. In last week’s online poll, we asked our readers if they had ever owned a horse with EPM. More than 450 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!  

Of the 467 respondents, 340 (73%) said they have not owned a horse with EPM, while 118 individuals (25%) said they have owned a horse with EPM. The remaining nine respondents (2%) chose “other.”

Additionally, 50 people commented about their experiences with the disease:

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Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Web Producer, is a lifelong horse owner who competes with her Appaloosas in Western performance events. She is a University of Kentucky graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Communications and Leadership Development, and master’s degree in Career, Technical, and Leadership Education. She currently lives on a small farm in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

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