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  1. Horse Health
    The best outcome for a horse with EPM (Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis) is a rapid diagnosis. The owner has to be aware of the symptoms to make a call to the vet. Owner education is the key. I'm asking you to take one minute to nominate the blog for an Equestrian Social Media Award, nominate...
  2. Horse Health
    This webinar is geared toward veterinarians, but anyone can sign up and it is free. It will be technical in nature. There is a better test available for antibodies to the protozoa that causes EPM, and there has been a drug trial running since May. Please pass the link on to your veterinarian...
  3. Horse Health
    There is a new antibody test for EPM-Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis. The Peptide ELISA (otherwise known as the Sn SAG1-5-6 ELISA) identifies 100% of the strains of Sarcocystis neurona (a protozoa). This test does not have the problems of cross-reaction like the IFAT and the Western Blot...
  4. Horse Health
    First, the vet is supposed to be out today sometime (hopefully) - but I still would like some second opinions or to hear anyone's experiences This is prob going to get a bit long, sorry Anywho, my friend called me on Saturday night, kind of worried, because her mare just wasn't normal. She...
  5. Horse Health
    My horse was diagnosed with EPM over a month ago, and has been on treatment since then. In about another week the vet said I could start gently riding (working) him again. I'm worried about how he was affected by this, and how that will impact him while I'm in the saddle. And what the possible...
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    Horse Health
    EQUINE PROTOZOAL MYELOENCEPHALITIS I wonder, has anyone suspected or been given a diagnosis of this disease with you horse? What were the symptoms you had seen, how old was your horse, and what outcome have you had? I ask as, I hopefully will not be dealing with this....but I'd like to...
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