Cushing's and Age-Related Decline in Equine Reproductive Efficiency

Increasing mare age is associated with increased fertility issues, and older mares have lower foaling rates than their younger counterparts. In addition to simply being “older,” underlying pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, equine Cushing’s disease) is also thought to impact reproductive function in mares. Continue reading…

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Antioxidants to Maximize Muscle Repair in Horses

While controlled inflammation following exercise helps muscles heal, excess oxidative stress, and the subsequent production of harmful free radicals does not. Continue reading…

Oral Health of Horses: Chewing Pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is among the most complex joints in the horse’s body. Because it is a joint, arthritis remains the predominant diagnosis for horses with TMJ pain, swelling, and decreased range of motion, leading to the compromised chewing ability. Continue reading…

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