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Care of the Cushing’s Horse

Since the 1960s when reports of equine pituitary adenomas and their systemic consequences appeared in the literature, our understanding of Cushing’s disease (pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction or PPID) and the insulin resistance it causes has grown tremendously.  Despite this, there … Continue reading

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How much wood can a horse-chuck chuck.. oh that’s not right!

Is your little angel chewing your barn and fences to shreds? Horses can chew wood for a number of reasons. 1.)  They may have a legit vitamin/trace mineral deficiency and adding a compete vitamin/mineral supplement to their feed just may … Continue reading

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