Proper biosecurity, vaccination plans and communication will help lower the risk of equine herpes outbreaks
The news was alarming – and unfortunately – frequent. In the early 2000s, and even as late as 2011, news would break following a major horse show, at a race track or other equine industry event, where hundreds of horses gathered, that some of the horses participating were diagnosed with equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1).
2017 Equine Winter
The early signs of pituitary pars imtermedia dysfunction (PPID) are subtle, and may be difficult to notice
As the weather changes, many horse owners will be helping their horse shed its longer, thicker winter coat. In some cases, owners may notice patches of longer hair that is slower to shed out in the spring or maybe even a little loss of muscle mass. These could be early signs of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), a disease that requires long-term management to keep a horse healthy.
Equine 2017 Summer