Equine Neurological Disorder Links

A selection of Websites offering information about some of the neurological disorders that occur in horses.

Equine Neurological Disorder Links

A selection of Websites offering information about some of the neurological disorders that occur in horses.“Equine Protozoal Myelitis and Horses” This article by Joseph Hahn, University of Illinois, discusses EPM, how it is transmitted, the prognosis and cost of treatment.

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis The EPM Homepage, maintained by Clara K. Fenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, is an extensive page devoted to EPM. It includes the symptoms, the involvement of the opussum in transmitting the disease and the latest treatment regimes.

K-State vets study fatal equine illness This article by Jacqueline Bone, originally published in the Collegian from Kansas State University, discusses the increasing prevelence of EPM and the studies being done at Kansas State.

“Dietary Recommendations for a Horse with EPSM” From Rural Heritage — Beth Valentine, DVM, discusses the dietary changes that are so important in the treatment and prevention of EPSM.

“EPSM – The “New” Muscle Disease in Draft Horses” From Rural Heritage — this article by Beth Valentine discusses Equine Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy, often known as “Monday Morning Disease” in draft horses.

“EPSM Look-Alike Conditions” From Rural Heritage — Descriptions of a number of conditions which can affect draft horses and have similar symptoms.

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis Extremely informative page – along with a description of the symptoms and treatment there is a discussion forum and mailing list.

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