Diseases

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Are blue eyes more vulnerable?
Why horses with lighter eyes may be more likely to develop cataracts or other ocular problems. Question: Are...
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Can horses inherit susceptibility to cataracts?
A Cornell University study suggests horses may inherit an increased susceptibility to cataracts. And...
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Your PPID questions answered
Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID)—also known as Cushing’s disease—is a complex yet common...
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Equine Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction: PPID
Foundation takes a new look at an old disease For many of us old enough to remember, Equine Cushing’s...
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Are hoof abscesses connected to liver disease?
Question: My horse was diagnosed with liver disease. It was a shock to me. I had heard liver disease...
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Is melanoma inevitable for gray horses? 
Question:Will all gray horses develop melanomas? I’m considering buying an 8- year-old mare. She is perfect...
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' episode 26: 2022 podcast wrap-up
Kim Brown, group publisher of the Equine Health Network and host of EQUUS “Farm Calls,” walks...
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' episode 23: EPM in horses
Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) in horses is caused by single-celled protozoan parasites. This...
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' episode 20: White line disease in horses
“There is a lot of confusion about white line disease,” said Dr. Steve O’Grady, who worked as a professional...
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' episode 16: Tick-borne diseases
The three major tick-borne diseases diagnosed in the United States are Lyme disease, piroplasmosis and...
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Disease prevention: "Core" versus "risk- based" vaccines
CORE VACCINES: Needed by all horses • Tetanus: a paralytic disease caused by the neurotoxin of Clostridium...
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4 Ways to make the most of your horse's vaccines
Vaccines are the best way to protect your horse from disease. And with some forethought and planning,...
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Is Your Horse Protected?
How valuable is your horse? You can probably assign a dollar amount, but of course that’s not what I...
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Horse at University of Pennsylvania tests positive for neurologic EHV-1
A horse at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, has tested positive...
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' Podcast Episode 7: Equine Influenza
Equine influenza is easily spread among horses, but there are ways to decrease exposure and reduce the...
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