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PPID: An Endocrine Disease

Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, or equine Cushing’s disease) is caused by an enlargement of the pituitary gland’s middle lobe (the pars intermedia), which results in an overproduction of hormones that regulate bodily functions. Learn more about this disease in our slideshow.

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How Old is My Pony?

How Old is My Pony?

I have a pony who is a rescue, and I have no idea how old he is. How can I estimate his age?

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California Fund for Retired Horses Passed

California took a first step toward helping more horses after their racing years with the final approval of a new fund to support the state’s equine retirement facilities.

During a meeting held Dec. 14 in Inglewood, the California Horse Racing

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Help Us Help Horses

Did you know that the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is the world’s largest professional asso-ciation of equine veterinarians? Did you also know that the AAEP has a Foundation? The AAEP Foundation was created and established as

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Saddlebred Rescue Needs Help Identifying Horses

Saddlebred Rescue is asking all Saddlebred trainers, breeders and owners for their help in identifying rescued Saddlebred horses. The majority of the horses taken in by the rescue group are bought at auction. The horses are almost always put

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