Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVSMR

Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVSMR, is the Mary Anne McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine and a Professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University. She is a leading researcher on the subject of tying-up and the genetic basis for equine neuromuscular disorders.

Articles by: Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVSMR

Tying Up is Split Up

Muscle disease in performance horses commonly is referred to as tying-up, exertional rhabdomyolysis, azoturia, or Monday morning disease. Horses experiencing tying-up show a stiff gait; reluctance to move; firm, painful muscle cramps; profuse

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Tying-Up Syndrome

I just bought a filly who had recurrent bouts of ‘tying-up.’ What can you tell me about this disease?

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