PSSM in Horses: Causes and Management

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In this week’s blog, we will look at PSSM (Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy) in horses, other names given to this syndrome include exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER),or tying-up. PSSM is classified as a metabolic disease that results in the accumulation of high muscle glycogen and abnormal polysaccharide in skeletal muscles. We will discuss some of the specific causes […]

The Functions and Importance of the Equine Immune System

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The horse’s immune system is one of the body’s most important mechanisms. The function of the equine immune system is to kill harmful pathogens that enter the body, preventing infections and disease. A well-functioning immune system is therefore essential for the horse’s health. Several factors influence the function of the immune system, a balanced diet […]

Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) is a syndrome that develops in the body due to a disturbed metabolism. In recent years, EMS has received increasing attention and more horses have been diagnosed with EMS. However, Equine Metabolic Syndrome is not a disease itself but rather a collection of multiple symptoms. The development of EMS is primarily […]

Managing and Maintaining the Horse’s Body Weight

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The body weight of the horse significantly impacts their performance, health, and overall well-being. Maintaining a healthy body weight mainly relies on suitable nutrition. A diet that exceeds or fails to meet the horse’s daily needs subsequently leads to being overweight or underweight. Therefore, It is essential to regularly monitor the horse’s body weight and […]

The truth about Mud Fever in horses

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What is mud fever? ‘Mud Fever’, also known as pastern dermatitis, is a skin condition that causes irritation, soreness, and scabs with moist lesions underneath. Mud Fever is usually found on the back of the horse’s heels and the fetlocks, but it can extend up the back of the legs. Infections can develop underneath the […]