Exertional Rhabdomyolysis (Tying Up)

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Feeding Horses Prone to Tying-Up

Tying-up is a painful muscle condition in horses. An equine nutritionist offers advice on how to balance your horse’s diet to decrease the likelihood of an episode.

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Brushing Up on Tying Up in Horses

Researchers are redefining the muscular diseases long called “tying-up.” While they seem similar, the causes are different, and each requires specific management.

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Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

Emergencies on the Trail

When riding your horse in the woods or the wilderness, things can go wrong–and usually when least expected. Here are some possible predicaments you might face while out on the trail.

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imm in quarter horses; muscular disorders in athletic horses; Feeding Horses With Muscle Issues

Muscular Disorders in Athletic Horses

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.

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Tying-Up Explained

Dr. Erica McKenzie of Oregon State University describes the common causes of exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses.

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