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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 Clair Thunes, PhD | Dec 18, 2019
Horses with certain health conditions should skip sweet treats. Find out if your horse is one.
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.
by Kristen M. Janicki, MS, PAS | Sep 10, 2018
We must consider the breeds of our horses and ponies when planning their diets. Here’s a look at what we currently know about feeding major equid categories and where we’re heading.
by Erica Larson | Aug 6, 2018
Researchers determined that the diet and exercise recommendations veterinarians make for horses with PSSM1 can help improve, but likely won’t eliminate, clinical signs of PSSM2 in Warmbloods.
by Heather Smith Thomas | Jul 16, 2018
Does alfalfa cause kidney or respiratory problems or make horses hyper? Specialists shed light on these myths and more.
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 | Apr 17, 2017
Balanced nutrition and exercise can help horses with type-1 PSSM lead active, healthy lives.