Equine Cushings Disease or PPID

Equine Cushings disease is also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction because tumors form in the middle portion of the pituitary gland. The presence of these tumors does not seem to cause any problems. However, they stimulate the release of pituitary...

Colitis (Diarrhea)

Diarrhea in the horse can be a complex and troubling problem. It is always considered a symptom of an underlying disease and generally appears as a sudden onset (acute colitis) or gradual in onset but non-resolving (chronic colitis). In either case treatment is aimed...

Laminitis

Laminitis or “founder” is a complex and debilitating problem which results when the horse’s coffin bone becomes detached from his hoof wall due to a compromised blood supply to the foot. There are numerous causes for a horse to founder but some of the more...