Tag Archives: Cushing’s Disease

EPM and Metabolic Challenges: Time’s Story

It seems that some horses are just dealt a difficult hand in life.  ‘Time’, a 21-year-old Morgan gelding owned by Linda Clark, is one such horse.  During his lifetime, Time has been diagnosed with five different serious conditions.  But thanks to Linda’s dedication and careful attention to his diet, Time has recovered from his conditions and is doing well today.  I’m honored […]

Cushing’s Disease in Horses

I recently wrote an article about a study that evaluated PPID-Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (aka Cushing’s Disease) risk factors in horses and learned more about the condition that is becoming much more recognized among older horses these days. Writing that article and then discussing PPID with a friend whose horse is showing several symptoms sparked my […]