EPM – Career Ending Or A Brief Setback?

October 5th, 2020 by Sophia Skeith

Dr. Molly Bellefeuille of Northern Star Equine Speaking with CHTO’s Duncan Steele-Park

Ever had a horse that looked strangely unbalanced, had an abnormal gait or a lameness that you couldn’t put your finger on? It’s possible that horse is suffering from Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis better known as EPM.

It’s a disease that’s probably more common than you may think. Most horses have antibodies but no clinical signs, hence are immune, but many don’t and diagnosing EPM can be challenging because it presents differently in every horse.

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