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by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Aug 30, 2022
Researchers are redefining the muscular diseases long called “tying-up.” While they seem similar, the causes are different, and each requires specific management.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Dec 20, 2021
Horses with certain health conditions should skip sweet treats. Find out if your horse is one.
by Multiple Authors | Jun 16, 2021
Dr. Gina Tranquillo-Shade and Michele Haman of Equi-Librium Therapy LLC talk about whether massage can help or hurt horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy.
by Heather Smith Thomas | Jan 25, 2021
Does alfalfa cause kidney or respiratory problems or make horses hyper? Specialists shed light on these myths and more.
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Nov 11, 2020
Learn about fibrotic myopathy, MFM, botulism, PSSM, and HYPP and how they affect horses.
by Janice L. Holland, PhD, PAS | Jun 8, 2020
Your horse’s health status might call for a low-starch diet. Learn which conditions benefit from low starch levels and how to make the change.
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Mar 13, 2020
Two leading genetics researchers described current and upcoming tests for a variety of heritable equine conditions.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Jan 27, 2020
Horses with recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis require different diets than horses that tie up because of PSSM.
by Christy Corp-Minamiji, DVM | Oct 4, 2019
Horses with conditions such as muscle or metabolic disease might have special hay needs to stay healthy.
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Apr 10, 2019
Experts share information about the steps needed to identify PSSM, how to distinguish between the types, and recommendations for managing affected horses.
by Erica Larson | Nov 27, 2018
Dr. Stephanie Valberg explains how five major advancements in veterinary technology have helped her and others learn more about and discover new equine muscle disorders.
by Equine Disease Quarterly | Oct 10, 2018
Certain muscular disorders, such as HYPP and PSSM, are common in horses because breeders have selected for specific traits, including enhanced muscle mass and metabolism economy.