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by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Nov 11, 2020
Learn about fibrotic myopathy, MFM, botulism, PSSM, and HYPP and how they affect horses.
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 Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Apr 22, 2019
Many other conditions besides colic can cause coliclike signs. And as with colic, delayed treatment or misdiagnosis can have serious consequences. Here’s what you need to know.
by Heather Smith Thomas | Mar 11, 2019
Learn more about alfalfa and whether this leafy green legume is a good choice for your horse.
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.
by Ernie Bailey, MS, PhD | Aug 24, 2017
Dr. Ernest Bailey shares information about genetic diseases that related to specific breeds.
by The Horse Staff | Aug 10, 2017
Research is offering more insight into inherited diseases and conditions in our horses. Learn more about HYPP, PSSM, overo lethal white syndrome, lavender foal syndrome, HERDA, SCID, and more.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Mar 6, 2017
What kind of diet should a horse with HYPP consume to help keep clinical signs at bay?
by Nettie Liburt, MS, PhD, PAS | Feb 18, 2017
High blood potassium levels cause hyperkalemia. Here’s what to watch for and how to treat this dangerous condition.
by Christy Corp-Minamiji, DVM | May 5, 2015
Find out what the equine genome can tell us about our horses and preventing genetic disease.
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Feb 11, 2015
By knowing what conditions certain horses are predisposed to, owners and breeders can take preventive steps.
by The Horse Staff | Oct 14, 2014
Testing for and identifying which horses could potentially be affected by genetic conditions is important not only for buyers and breeders but also for the overall health of the breed itself.