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Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

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STEVE: EPM or Equine Protozoal Myelitis is an infection that is picked up from the horse as an aberrant horse via manure or droppings by an opossum. Opossums tend to go across the grazed area. They picked it up due … Continue reading

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Heaves

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STEVE: Heaves are a clinical sign of a problem known as C O P D, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. They typically are a symptom due to chronic allergies, in the horse, and as a rule we don’t usually see … Continue reading

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Choke

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STEVE: Well choke in a horse usually occurs when they have had a long period of time away from both water and feed. The most typical presentation that I get is that it’s a horse that’s gone and taken a … Continue reading

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Allergies

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STEVE: Allergies are best or first seen in most horses on the skin. Typically, what we see is a hive reaction of usually around the neck and shoulders. A lot of times, this can be due to exposure because of … Continue reading

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