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Equine Cushing’s disease, or pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), is a common hormone disorder affecting the control of ACTH levels within the body.

Oct 26, 2022 · 5 min read
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Equine encephalitis viruses are a group of severe, life-threatening infections affecting the brain.

Nov 16, 2022 · 5 min read
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Horse

Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) occurs when insulin levels are consistently high, leading to dysfunction of the systems that regulate body fat and blood sugar. EMS is caused by a combination of genetic predisposition and environmental factors, such as high-sugar diets and obesity, although it is unclear why some horses develop this condition and others do not.

Dec 31, 2022 · 5 min read
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Horse

Enteroliths are rock-like masses that form in the large intestine when a foreign body becomes coated in mineral deposits. Enteroliths range in size and number in affected horses.

Jan 5, 2023 · 6 min read
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Horse

Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and equine herpesvirus 4 (EHV-4), also referred to as rhinopneumonitis (or “Rhino”),  are the most common and widespread forms of herpesvirus to affect horses. 

Jan 20, 2023 · 4 min read
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Horse

Equine viral arteritis (EVA) is an uncommon, highly contagious viral disease of horses. EVA is spread through inhalation of viral particles, direct contact with infected horses or contaminated equipment, and from infected semen.

Jun 20, 2023 · 5 min read
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Horse

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a serious neurologic disease in horses caused by the infectious protozoan organism, Sarcocystic neurona (and rarely, Neospora hughesi).

Jun 20, 2023 · 5 min read
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Horse

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) is a condition in which the horse bleeds from the small vessels in the lungs into the airways as a result of strenuous exercise.

Nov 3, 2023 · 5 min read
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Horse

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), or swamp fever, is a viral disease in horses. It is transmitted by blood, either via biting insects or contaminated medical equipment.

Nov 6, 2023 · 8 min read
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Horse

Ethmoid hematomas in horses are noncancerous masses that develop on the ethmoids, a highly vascularized area of the nasal cavity

Dec 9, 2023 · 3 min read
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Horse

Jan 7, 2024 · 3 min read

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