Category: Specific Conditions

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(Not So) Sweet Itch

Every year, I get a handful of e-mails regarding Sweet Itch–a condition which actually goes by a variety names including pruritus, culicoide sensitivity, Queensland Itch, Summer Itch, or Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD). No matter...

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Your Horse Has Ulcers

The following is a guest post by trainer and author, Anna Blake. I found Anna through a mutual friend and adored her book, Stable Relation –A Memoir of One Woman’s Spirited Journey Home, By Way...

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Managing PSSM in Horses

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM), aka Equine Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (EPSM or EPSSM), is a muscle disease which primarily affects horses with Quarter Horse bloodlines, but it can also occur in Drafts breeds, Warmbloods, and...