Category: Specific Conditions


(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...


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...


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...