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Information on pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), also known as Cushing’s Disease in horses.
by Shoshana Rudski, The Horse Digital Editor | Aug 24, 2022
Typically, grass has less sugar overnight and in the early morning than during the day.
by Alayne Blickle | Aug 3, 2022
Grazing horses at night can help keep them at a healthy weight and reduce their sugar intake.
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Jul 12, 2022
Researcher: Blood sample timing is key when using TRH stimulation to help diagnose PPID.
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Jun 21, 2022
Horses with equine Cushing’s might benefit from blue light therapy to help them grow lighter, more comfortable winter coats.
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | May 27, 2022
Watch for early, subtle signs of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, formerly equine Cushing’s), and pursue bloodwork to see if intervention is needed. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
by Lucile Vigouroux | May 23, 2022
Read about the do’s and don’ts of feeding horses with 4 common health conditions, including gastric ulcers, metabolic disorders, and more, in the May 2022 issue of The Horse.
by Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM | May 22, 2022
Senior horses with PPID need careful monitoring and preventive care because of equine Cushing’s effects on immunity, exercise tolerance, thermoregulation, and wound healing.
by Heidi Banse, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM | May 19, 2022
The primary factors that influence equine Cushing’s test selection are season and severity and number of clinical signs.
by Debra Powell, PhD, PAS | May 13, 2022
Discover what, when, and how to feed horses with metabolic issues such as EMS, ID, and PPID.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | May 9, 2022
While diet is not directly used to manage PPID, nutritional management goes a long way in helping support these horses.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | May 5, 2022
A nutritionist offers ideas for getting a pre-Cushing’s horse to eat his supplements while maintaining his special diet.
by The Horse Staff | Mar 18, 2022
Use this handy visual guide to learn the differences between equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), and insulin dysregulation (ID). Sponsored by Wellness Ready.