10 EPM Resources on TheHorse.com

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is a neurologic disease that can be difficult to diagnose and can threaten a horse’s athletic future. Learn more about this complicated and consequential condition.
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10 EPM Resources on TheHorse.com
Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is a neurologic disease that can be difficult to diagnose and can threaten a horse’s athletic future | Photo: Stephanie L. Church/The Horse
Your horse wobbles a bit and steps to the side. Is it just a simple misstep or something more serious, such as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)? Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is a progressive and potentially fatal neurologic disease in horses caused by protozoal (single cell) microorganism that causes inflammation in the brain and/or spinal cord. The following are 10 EPM-related resources available for free on TheHorse.com Find more by searching “EPM or visiting the EPM page on TheHorse.com.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Update: EPM in Horses  What we know about this equine neurologic disease and where the research is headed. View Now

FARM CALL: Can EPM Have a Long-Lasting Impact on Horse Gaits?  A dressage horse recovered from EPM but still has an abnormal gait. An equine internal medicine specialist explains why owners of some horses with EPM might observe long-term gait and/or performance issues. Read Now

ARTICLE: Study: EPM-Causing Parasites Ubiquitous in U.S. Horses  Living where horses don’t commonly get diagnosed with EPM doesn’t mean your horse isn’t at risk.

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