Your Guide to Equine Health Care

Phillip Johnson, BVSc (Hon), MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Philip J. Johnson, BVSc (Hons), MS, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ECEIM, MRCVS is Professor of Equine Medicine and Surgery at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine

Articles by: Phillip Johnson, BVSc (Hon), MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Can Horses Get Grave’s Disease/Bilateral Goiter?

Have you ever heard of a bilateral goiter in a horse? My gelding has had a goiter all his life that has not caused any problems. I’ve noticed a second lump, and possible goiter, on his neck. Can horses get Grave’s disease?

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Swollen Thyroid Gland

My 19-year-old gelding has a swollen thyroid gland on the right side of his throatlatch. It was about the size of a grap

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