Metabolic Syndrome


Exercise Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Horses

May 13, 2012

Moderate exercise increased insulin sensitivity in healthy horses, thus reducing insulin resistance risk.... Read More


Gluck Center Researchers to Speak at KER Conference

April 25, 2012

Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, and Amanda Adams, PhD, will present at the conference.... Read More


Sepsis- and Pasture-Related Laminitis

April 10, 2012

Jim Belknap, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, of The Ohio State University compares sepsis- and pasture-related laminitis... Read More

Amanda Adams and two of her aged research subjects.


UK Researcher Studying "Easy-Keeper" Horses

April 06, 2012

Adams hopes to better understand why EMS occurs and to find a safe and effective way to treat the disease.... Read More


New Insulin Resistance Test Method for Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 20, 2012

The new test correlated well with the conventional insulin-sensitivity test and it was repeatable.... Read More


Commentary: Considerations for the IR Horse

March 11, 2012

Eleanor Kellon, VMD, of Uckele Health & Nutrition, shares her thoughts on insulin resistance in horses.... Read More


Top Medicine Studies of 2011 (AAEP 2011)

February 15, 2012

A wrap-up of the most important, interesting, or applicable studies to equine medicine from Dr. Steve Reed.... Read More


Endocrinopathic Laminitis: An Incomplete Picture

January 04, 2012

Laminitis stemming from equine metabolic syndrome, Cushing's, and other hormonal conditions is common.... Read More


Cushing's Disease and EMS Horse Course Archived

December 23, 2011

"Cushing's Disease and Equine Metabolic Syndrome" was presented by three authorities on the topics.... Read More


Cushing's Disease and Equine Metabolic Syndrome

December 23, 2011

Three veterinarians discuss equine Cushing's disease, equine metabolic syndrome, and associated laminitis. ... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Endocrinopathic Laminitis Prevalence

December 03, 2011

Endocrinopathic laminitis might be more common in horses affected by endocrine disease than once believed.... Read More


Soaking Hay: How Much Sugar is Actually Removed?

November 30, 2011

According to one team of researchers, WSC reduction varies depending on how long the hay is submerged.... Read More


Inaugural EQUUS Foundation Research Fellowships Awarded

November 20, 2011

Two equine researchers were presented today with the inaugural 2011 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellowships.... Read More


Expanded Poster Session Added to Laminitis Conference

October 14, 2011

The International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot features an expanded poster session.... Read More


AHF Releases 2011 Equine Research Project Summaries

October 06, 2011

The Arabian Horse Foundation released summaries of the research projects the organization funded in 2011. ... Read More


Making Sense of the Cushing's-EMS-Hypothyroidism Puzzle

October 01, 2011

What is the difference between these three potentially confusing conditions? ... Read More


Researchers Examine Link Between Obesity, Laminitis, and EMS

July 27, 2011

Is inflammation involved in chronic laminitis development in horses with equine metabolic syndrome? ... Read More


Using Nutrition to Prevent and Manage Equine Disease

July 19, 2011

Adjusting what a horse consumes can help prevent or squelch some equine ailments.... Read More


Minimize Laminitis Risks

July 18, 2011

As lush summer grass grows, unfortunately so does your horse's risk for laminitis. ... Read More


AHF Announces $12,500 in Research Grants

July 12, 2011

The Arabian Horse Foundation (AHF) has announced $12,500 in equine research funding for 2011. The latest round... Read More


Minimize Laminitis Risks

July 01, 2011

Pasture-associated laminitis can have a sneaky, slow onset. Owners often just assume their horses are "off." ... Read More


AQHF Funds Gluck Center Research Projects

May 25, 2011

The American Quarter Horse Foundation will fund two equine research projects at the University of Kentucky ... Read More


Cushing's and Insulin Resistance Conference Scheduled for August

May 09, 2011

The Equine Cushing's and Insulin Resistance Group (ECIR Group) recently announced plans for the First Annual No Laminitis! Conference to take place on Aug. 5-7, 2011, hosted by Black Horse Consulting in conjunction with DeMario Farms of Chittenango, ... Read More


Summer Slim-Down (for a Belgian horse)

May 02, 2011

I have 9-year-old Belgian gelding that I'm trying to slim down for showing this summer, but I do want to make sure he is getting all of his nutritional requirements, especially for the winter. Can you give me some ideas for a feeding regimen?... Read More


First Equine Endocrinology Summit Held

April 25, 2011

Equine endocrine disorders--namely pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, or equine Cushing's disease) and equine metabolic syndrome-- represent an area of horse health that researchers are still working to fully understand. The collective ... Read More