Cushing's Disease


What We're Learning About Senior Horses

September 25, 2015

Hot topics include digestion, metabolism, soft tissue injuries, and inflamm-aging.... Read More


10 PPID Resources on

September 24, 2015

We've searched through our archives and compiled 10 resources to help raise your PPID IQ.... Read More


Cushing's Characteristics, Clinical Signs at Diagnosis

September 10, 2015

Researchers confirmed some suspected patterns in PPID clinical signs and identified others they considered surprising.... Read More


Survey: Limbs, Not Feet, Main Cause of Lameness

August 27, 2015

A British survey revealed that lameness is three times more likely to be caused by limb conditions than hoof problems.... Read More


PPID Horses' Hair Cortisol Levels Examined

August 04, 2015

Scientists theorized that hair cortisol levels could help identify early-stage pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.... Read More


Does Equine PPID Affect Immune Responses to Vaccination?

June 14, 2015

Horses with PPID had lessened antibody titers following vaccination for rhinopneumonitis and West Nile virus.... Read More


Getting to Know EOTRH

April 23, 2015

This painful dental disease is often seen in older horses and can have severe consequences. Here's what to watch for.... Read More


Spring Grass Safety

April 07, 2015

As benign as it might seem, this fresh forage can cause more harm than good. Here's what to remember.... Read More


Cushing's Horses' Long-Term Response to Pergolide

March 08, 2015

Researchers determined that veterinarians can manage PPID long-term without a progressive increase in pergolide dose.... Read More


Infographic: Healthy Coats

November 14, 2014

A glossy hair coat is a sure sign of horse health. Discover the steps to creating the ultimate coat in our visual guide.... Read More


Promoting Metabolic Wellness

August 11, 2014

Find out what you can do to help prevent your horse from developing equine metabolic syndrome or PPID.... Read More


Could MRI Help Identify Early-Stage PPID?

July 01, 2014

Researchers found that MRI can effectively show pituitary gland and pars intermedia size and other details.... Read More


Arabian Horse Foundation Funds Research Projects

June 22, 2014

The foundation provided $11,500 for research studying health conditions impacting Arabian horses. ... Read More


Equine Cushing's Disease Reviewed

June 07, 2014

Equine Cushing's disease occurs in an estimated 15-30% of horses and ponies older than 20. ... Read More


Diagnosing and Managing Endocrine Disorders in Senior Horses

May 11, 2014

By screening all older horses for these disorders, vets can identify problems quickly and implement treatment.... Read More


Researchers Identify EOTRH Risk Factors

January 19, 2014

EOTRH is a painful, recently identified condition that primarily affects horses' incisors and canine teeth.... Read More


University of Wisconsin to Host Equine Nutrition Seminar

January 04, 2014

Presentation topics will include body condition scoring, feeding Cushingoid horses, hay, and more.... Read More


Researchers Revise PPID Diagnostic Protocol Guidelines

December 04, 2013

Researchers in the Equine Endocrinology Group issued a new set of guidelines for PPID diagnostics. ... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Laurel Mastro

November 23, 2013

Mastro's research focused primarily on pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).... Read More


Hair Coat Conundrums

November 04, 2013

Each of your horse's hairs speaks volumes about his overall health, nutrition status, and genetic makeup. ... Read More


Dressage Champion Bonfire Dies at 30

October 29, 2013

Bonfire was euthanized Monday (Oct. 28) due to complications from Cushing's disease and laminitis. ... Read More


2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More


Do Equine Metabolic Diseases Affect Reproduction?

September 08, 2013

Some veterinarians now believe that metabolic diseases likely have a negative impact on equine reproduction. ... Read More


Insulin Resistance: Not Just for Old Cushing's Horses

July 26, 2013

Study results show insulin resistance might be a concern for all aged horses, not just horses with PPID.... Read More


Understanding the Differences between EMS and PPID

June 28, 2013

One researcher describes the differences between two common equine endocrine disorders: EMS and PPID.... Read More