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What are the first signs of Cushings Disease in Horses?

What are the first signs of Cushings Disease in Horses?

The first signs of Cushing's Disease, also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID), in horses can be subtle and often overlooked. However, early detection is important for effective management. Here are some of the initial signs: Changes in Coat: A...

Magnesium and Headshaking in Horses

Magnesium and Headshaking in Horses

Headshaking in horses is a condition characterized by involuntary and repetitive shaking or tossing of the head. Horses affected by headshaking often display these behaviors without an apparent cause, and the severity can vary from mild to quite pronounced. The...

Nutrition for performance horses: The magic of magnesium

Nutrition for performance horses: The magic of magnesium

A lack of magnesium can make horses hard to handle. They may become difficult to work with, leading riders to exercise them more in an attempt to manage their behavior. Unfortunately, this can worsen the problem by increasing stress and magnesium loss, creating a...