Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis (HYPP)

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What You Need to Know About Equine Stomach Acid

Hay for Horse Health

Horses with conditions such as muscle or metabolic disease might have special hay needs to stay healthy.

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Equine Colic Imitators

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.

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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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Understanding Equine Genetic Diseases

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.

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Genetic Conditions by Body System

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.

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Fact Sheet: Hay Soaking

Fact Sheet: Hay Soaking

Learn about the potential benefits of soaking your horse’s hay, methods for soaking, and what to do with the remaining liquid (hint: don’t use it to water plants) in this information packed fact sheet.

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