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Indy is 5 mo post diagnosis & 3 mo post treatment. Not recovered yet. Small setbacks w/stress. 3+1-
1/28/2008 11:23:37 PM
yes i own a barrel horse that had epm i am happy to say he recovered wonderfully
1/28/2008 10:43:01 PM
sadly mine lost the fight. it was in 97, before Marquis and before the Godsend that is the EPM list
1/28/2008 10:33:16 PM
he recovered to be ridable but not as an eventer
1/28/2008 8:03:41 PM
Came on after castration of a 3 YO. Treated very early on, before blood test results, with Marquis.
1/28/2008 11:11:09 AM
Pepper had EPM 10 years ago, recovered, but has problems with lifting left hind leg.
1/28/2008 10:37:18 AM
The horse was treated with Marquis and recovered enough to be pasture sound.
1/28/2008 10:06:32 AM
they may recover, but as far as I know are never the same
1/28/2008 7:52:29 AM
We just had to put our horse to sleep she had the EMP viruse
1/28/2008 12:21:04 AM
My horse had EPM before Marquis was avail. He got better for awhile but eventually was put to sleep.
1/27/2008 11:33:00 PM
My Paint Reining mare had EPM about 6 years agol. We used homeopathic remedies . She is recovered.
1/27/2008 9:26:01 PM
Horse displayed intermittent hindquarter weakness
1/27/2008 5:37:29 PM
I have never seen a horse fully recover from EPM. So in our equine practice we vaccinate for EPM
1/27/2008 12:50:40 PM
improved greatly after Marquis treatment
1/27/2008 10:24:39 AM
I own a mare I bought infected with EPM. Treated with pyrimethamine sulfadiazine.
1/27/2008 10:08:55 AM
$14,000 in treatment left him blind and preminently nerve damaged but EPM free
1/27/2008 9:41:42 AM
The horse foundered from the medication w/ an infected protrusion of the coffin bone. Did not survi
1/27/2008 1:16:52 AM
recovered but not to full racing ability
1/27/2008 12:35:34 AM
My stallion underwent a spinal tap and tested out weak positive for EPM. After meds, he's okay.
1/26/2008 10:43:54 PM
I leased one--best horse in the universe. Rest in peace, Woody
1/26/2008 8:11:51 PM
One of the Morgan gelding I used to ride died from EPM several years ago.
1/26/2008 6:27:38 PM
The horse was euthanized as was before good tx available.
1/26/2008 3:52:40 PM
They recently put him down, not EPM related problems.
1/26/2008 3:32:57 PM
1/26/2008 2:19:30 PM
EPM isn't yet seen in our area of Canada
1/26/2008 1:11:04 PM
I knew a woman who boarded her EPM gelding at the same facility as my mare Chantilly.
1/26/2008 1:02:26 PM
Very subtle signs, caught early, treated and fully recovered to win 2 stakes races.
1/26/2008 12:56:52 PM
Extremely Pissy Mare ???
1/26/2008 12:25:14 PM
My horse was treated with Marquis for 60 days. He was rated a 3.5-4 neurologic condition.
1/26/2008 11:20:48 AM
The horse died 18 months after being diagnosed. Euthanized when unable to stand.
1/26/2008 10:39:34 AM
I still own her, and with homeopathy she was cured!
1/26/2008 8:58:28 AM
My horse fully recovered. She is 8 years old.Her personallity has undergone a change but she is full
1/26/2008 12:56:50 AM
After several treatments the horse fully recovered.
1/26/2008 12:07:59 AM
yes, she recovered
1/25/2008 8:30:58 PM
My mare died within 8 weeks of onset despite use of latest drugs.
1/25/2008 7:41:03 PM
Horse treated with minimal improvement post treatment
1/25/2008 6:41:29 PM
I wish I knew what EPM is.
1/25/2008 3:14:30 PM
The mare still has some lingering neurological issues but is mostly recovered.
1/25/2008 3:11:22 PM
yes I still own my dear Cim-he was treated for 2 months but was too far gone. he walks and eats .
1/25/2008 2:41:00 PM
This happened 14 years ago and it was a very mild form that responded well to antibiotics.
1/25/2008 2:15:50 PM
even after the "cure" the horse is not the same
1/25/2008 1:50:24 PM
Every horse I've known with EPM had owner who stressed out horse. Correlation? Maybe
1/25/2008 1:49:20 PM
I have had 3 horses diagnosed with EPM. 2 recovered, 1 still has issues.
1/25/2008 1:13:56 PM
In 1992 my vet suspected EPM - tests were inconclusive-put on meds and recovered
1/25/2008 12:44:48 PM
I brought Sonny back to full health--he was foxhunting 2 yrs after treatment.
1/25/2008 12:00:29 PM
My friend;s horse did recover fully
1/25/2008 11:55:17 AM
2 vets said it was wobbles. Had he been treated promptly, be might have fully recovered.
1/25/2008 10:38:28 AM
1 mo Marquis + 1 mo Navigaotr +2 mo Marquis +2 mo double dose Marquis=blind, unridable, EPM Free
1/25/2008 10:19:14 AM
Treatment worked very well. She recovered and remained sound to ride.
1/25/2008 9:36:40 AM
I have 2 fully recovered EPM'rs. If you're dealing with EPM go to firstname.lastname@example.org for help!
1/25/2008 8:18:50 AM
My friend had no results from meds, we tried the neurostimulator used on humans "Interx" with full r
1/25/2008 7:49:13 AM
I have seen horses successful recover from EPM with lots of meds and hard work!
1/25/2008 1:15:10 AM
Yes I currently own a horse with epm. Pray for him that was my rolex horse!
1/25/2008 12:28:49 AM
Lost horse after over a year of struggle
1/24/2008 11:36:52 PM
We lost a mare to EPM in'83, hopefully her loss helped develop todays treament options
1/24/2008 11:02:12 PM
Young OTTB with unrelated symptoms misdiagnosed by vets until massive damage THEN they all said EPM.
1/24/2008 10:54:26 PM
he didn't make it eventhough he was owned by a vet.
1/24/2008 10:45:23 PM
My neighbor has a QH mare that contracted EPM, in 2004. She still has neuological signs.
1/24/2008 10:38:12 PM
The horse seemed to have recovered, but may be in the early stages of a recurrent bout
1/24/2008 9:21:04 PM
My horse was diagnosed in 2000 with EPM; then relapsed in 2002; replapsed again in April 2007.
1/24/2008 9:08:10 PM
Rideable the first time; the second time more muscle atrophy and retired.
1/24/2008 8:55:31 PM
A horse, where I board, "recovered" from EPM. It has some residual paralysis & vision difficulties
1/24/2008 8:00:15 PM
Yes, horse fully recovered
1/24/2008 7:51:36 PM
Vets could not determine definate illness before horse was put down. Necropsy concluded it was EPM.
1/24/2008 7:00:38 PM
My APHA gelding began having "symptoms" around the age of 7, given wrong RX and diag.,not 100% recov
1/24/2008 6:55:24 PM
Currently own a gelding who was diagnosed and treated for EPM 4 years ago. Is happy and healthy.
1/24/2008 6:49:23 PM
all the horses recovered
1/24/2008 6:49:04 PM
no one I know has had a horse withEPM
1/24/2008 6:26:27 PM
Its been 10 yrs & she's awesome. Used to lean on the wall to stand / jumps courses w/flying chngs
1/24/2008 6:23:46 PM
1/24/2008 6:22:03 PM
A freind had a stallion with it. Used herbs and acupuncture.Died of W Nile during recovery.
1/24/2008 6:14:44 PM
I bought it thin and got it to gain weight then it got severe EPm symptoms and died,she had antibodi
1/24/2008 6:11:16 PM
Both horses I knew relapsed after treatment and were euthanized.
1/24/2008 5:44:24 PM
A Full Recovery after many years.
1/24/2008 5:37:35 PM
this was a heart wrenching experience Ihad a 6 year old tbthat contracted EPM
1/24/2008 5:34:56 PM
I find this more frequently among competition mounts under stress that travel to shows.
1/24/2008 5:19:02 PM
They have some kind of crooked ness in their body as a result. One horse still competes well i.
1/24/2008 5:11:12 PM
Upsetting due to the horse being wobbly in his hind qtrs, but treated & fully recovered.
1/24/2008 5:03:37 PM
My mare's 10 day treatment of SEFACON ended today. Already looking like a different horse!
1/24/2008 4:59:51 PM
Friend's horse had to be euthanized
1/24/2008 4:29:30 PM
he also had Cushing's and had to be euthanized
1/24/2008 4:22:50 PM
has recovered but still has times when he is not sound
1/24/2008 4:15:27 PM
I have a 5 year old horse with epm that I ran barrels on. He has not recovered after 1 year.
1/24/2008 3:58:43 PM
Chose to euthanize that horse due to the cost of treatment.
1/24/2008 3:21:47 PM
horse survied, but have back stiffness/ vet questioned spinal taps?
1/24/2008 3:18:06 PM
Mare-twin foals, 1 yr off. V. short stride, cantered sideways. Treated. stifle ligmts. stretched.
1/24/2008 3:07:13 PM
He was a 20 y/o gelding, w/vet treatment horse still passed in 2 wk period
1/24/2008 2:59:44 PM
2 bouts - so far
1/24/2008 2:01:54 PM
I run a horse program with 20 horses, 14 of them have had EPM. They all fully recovered.
1/24/2008 12:55:34 PM
My horse was at a lay-up facility and there were a number of EPM retirees there, too!
1/24/2008 12:54:27 PM
I still may have to put him down.Its been 3 yrs since treatment but he the damage is done.
1/24/2008 11:58:42 AM
It was awful. The horse was actually not diagnosed with EPM, was given steroids. symptoms exploded!
1/24/2008 11:25:38 AM
My hoss test'd pos. 4 EPM. Vet said not 2 worry unless hoss showed signs. Didn't/hasn't 9 yrs. later
1/24/2008 2:39:58 AM
i observed no symptoms
1/23/2008 10:57:09 PM
Horse treated about 7 years ago with IV organic arsenic and did fully recover with no recurrence
1/23/2008 10:26:14 PM
We had to euthanize him as he could not keep balanced and was injuring himself when falling.
1/23/2008 9:07:49 PM
Our horse did not fully recover, we are struggling with the fact that we may have to let him go.
1/23/2008 9:06:55 PM
An aquaintance does not have the funds(&700.00) to treat her so she suffers, i.e.,uncontrolled urine
1/23/2008 9:05:25 PM
My experience with an EPM diagnosed horse is the rear being un stable & wobbly was the first clue.
1/23/2008 8:51:39 PM
Sultan was diagnosed 10 yrs ago - meds from Canada took 6 wks - were too late.
1/23/2008 8:51:36 PM
My App. got EPM in 2002. I treated & he remains unrideable and retired. Age 27
1/23/2008 8:39:39 PM
So far so good, knock on wood!
1/23/2008 7:38:30 PM
My TB at the time of was 3 years old he recently died of cancer at the age of 15.
1/23/2008 7:19:25 PM
She is a brood mare at a farm in WV.
1/23/2008 6:30:47 PM
Treated w/Marquis; now on Vita Royal EPS formula and Liquid Nutrient Buffer. Coming back slowly.
1/23/2008 6:26:24 PM
It affected his brain the most, it was like dementia, it was so sad!! What do you know of a vaccine?
1/23/2008 6:23:47 PM
EXCUSE ME FOR BEING DUM BUT< Whats EPM?
1/23/2008 5:34:58 PM
My horse had epm I treated him with Marquis and Navigator. He has fully recovered
1/23/2008 5:00:35 PM
Some nerological signs. treated horse 4 months, he's better but 100%
1/23/2008 4:56:56 PM
Insidious off and on rear leg lamesness. Had a blood test done it showed exposure to epm. Treated
1/23/2008 4:53:11 PM
I had 2 in Aug 2002, and 1 in Oct 2002. All survived, but the first 2 took a yr to do so.
1/23/2008 4:44:22 PM
horse was treated twice, recovered and had to be treated again, but recovered!
1/23/2008 3:57:06 PM
I have one horse with EPM twice, and another horse with EPM once
1/23/2008 3:53:07 PM
I have treated 3 EPM horses, all came back to at least 90% recovered.
1/23/2008 3:49:26 PM
The horse was 35 years old and did not recover. I put her down when I couldn't maintain her weight.
1/23/2008 3:40:19 PM
Not confirmed to be EPM, could have been bone fx related to silicone exposure
1/23/2008 3:30:01 PM
Own horse that experienced EPM twice. Treated w/ Navigator. Ex. recovery both times.
1/23/2008 2:34:16 PM
Using Viat Royal EPS Formula and Liquid Nutrient Buffer... coming back slowly
1/23/2008 2:04:14 PM
The horse fully recovered but without meds. After 2 years off work, he is 100%.
1/23/2008 1:55:19 PM
It was caught early and the horse made a 95+5 recovery and returned to competition.
1/23/2008 1:46:21 PM
Yes, there was complete recovery, but the tribrissen caused founder which also needed treatment
1/23/2008 1:37:29 PM
horse was put down
1/23/2008 1:36:54 PM
Thankfully I have not experienced EPM in any form. Hopefully I never will either.
1/23/2008 1:28:27 PM
22 years old and even with treament, had to be put down.
1/23/2008 12:58:02 PM
my horse was diagnossed with epm right before devon.
1/23/2008 12:45:43 PM
yearling, fully recovered after one year
1/23/2008 12:40:15 PM
Horse was treated, but did not recover and was euthanized
1/23/2008 12:25:45 PM
horse unable to recover -
1/23/2008 12:14:44 PM
Live in WA and just don't see it.
1/23/2008 11:58:27 AM
As a farm manager I had 4 thoroughbreds developed EPM. Most recovered completely. One never.
1/23/2008 11:54:35 AM
Expensive boarding barn -- in at night - out 3 hrs. day
1/23/2008 11:54:11 AM
A friend's horse had to be put down due to EPM.
1/23/2008 11:52:48 AM
Yearling filly became recumbent and could not get up within 24 hrs of 1st sx, had to be euthanized
1/23/2008 11:46:23 AM
We own a 12 yr old gelding that has been treated and recovered from EPM, shown no signs for 1 yr now
1/23/2008 11:40:07 AM
I've know a couple. The horses are never the same, but very close to it.
1/23/2008 11:30:45 AM
My Thoroughbred gelding had EPM; he has recovered, but he never gained back his lost weight & muscle
1/23/2008 11:20:22 AM
I have a horse that is recovered about 90% and is doing wonderful as of now.
1/23/2008 11:02:15 AM
Unfortunately, EPM proved fatal for my horse despite treatment.
1/23/2008 10:59:29 AM
Horse maintained for several years, but eventually had to be put down.
1/23/2008 10:56:55 AM
1990 Rex was pllaced on Daraprim for approx 30 day recoverd; residual narcolepsy which girthed up.
1/23/2008 10:52:27 AM
My horse was dragging his back foot when trotting, then he started to become lethargic and depressed
1/23/2008 10:49:24 AM
Horse had to euthanized 6 weeks after diagnosis
1/23/2008 10:38:52 AM
A horse in my barn in Apex NC had EPM, she recovered after a year or so and is now back in work.
1/23/2008 10:35:49 AM
My very reliable hunter became progressively more mentally unstable and was retired.
1/23/2008 10:31:09 AM
My 3 yr old WB is currently being treated w/Marquis. Hoping for the best!
1/23/2008 10:10:18 AM
Incredibly sad, the horse was euthanized after 4 weeks of treatment and progressively degerative.
1/23/2008 10:06:35 AM
symptoms showed just days after purchase.Breeder would not refund $4000.00 pre vet didnt catch EPM
1/23/2008 10:00:21 AM
Full recovery after 2 rounds of Marquis and time off
1/23/2008 9:57:36 AM
THREE HORSES WERE TREATED SUCCESSFULLY WITH MARQUIS AND ONE DIED WHILE ON MARQUIS.
1/23/2008 9:52:42 AM
Yup, all neurological deficits disappeared with meds & handwalking everyday for 3 mos.
1/23/2008 9:34:05 AM
QH mare developed EPM at 32, Very hard to watch because we could not save her but we did try
1/23/2008 9:33:09 AM
friends horse still in recovering phase
1/23/2008 9:32:05 AM
There were 2 on a farm I lived on that had it.
1/23/2008 9:28:01 AM
There are very few horses in this community
1/23/2008 9:20:37 AM
Mare was diagnosed almost a year ago, has been on treatment since, still ataxic, slowly improving
1/23/2008 9:19:59 AM
Diagnosed in 7/2000, treated with diaprim & SMZs. 95% recovery but cannot canter to the right.
1/23/2008 9:14:04 AM
He was my 30 year old endurance horse (still competing) and he came down with it quickly. Euthanize
1/23/2008 9:09:29 AM
EPM is wide spread here in North Texas and treatments very greatly.
1/23/2008 8:47:20 AM
This horse came from Wyoming. I don't know of any others in NW PA.
1/23/2008 8:33:14 AM
The horse relapsed twice, never regained full muscling.
1/23/2008 7:20:21 AM
horse was fed equine Silverling Herbs for EPM and fully recovered, cost to owner was $200.00
1/23/2008 7:19:03 AM
After treatment he went back into training and died from a heart attack.
1/23/2008 6:37:23 AM
The EPM migrated to the brain of our good show horse and he had seizures.Recovered-still has seizure
1/23/2008 6:36:56 AM
I bought him at an auction as a rescue.
1/23/2008 5:34:43 AM
Along with tradtional tx, accupuncture and herbs have made a huge difference
1/23/2008 5:02:18 AM
One of my 6 horses developed clinical signs. Treated, relapsed, treated again, and has been stable.
1/23/2008 5:00:42 AM
EPM, and relapse, both triggered by long haul shipping Oh to FL, retired to pleasure horse riding.
1/23/2008 3:56:21 AM
One broodmare in the mid-90's who foaled and improved with treatment.
1/23/2008 3:09:21 AM
Mine and many others around me. My horse has permanent neurologic damage.
1/23/2008 2:17:12 AM
responded well to marquis. Back to work after 3 months.
1/23/2008 1:49:46 AM
I had never even heard of EPM. Need more info and education!
1/23/2008 1:34:30 AM
One recovered but it recurred two years later, one recovered completely
1/23/2008 1:24:53 AM
This has gone on for last 2+ yrs,she worries about riding him,not safe(?),still seems OK sometimes
1/23/2008 12:41:11 AM
TB yrling from KY. Ship to BC, Can. 6 weeks before symptoms. navigator and ? treatmnt. died.
1/23/2008 12:35:18 AM
I had a 3 year old TB colt come down with it and was put down.
1/23/2008 12:30:36 AM
the med Marquis is ineffective. boosting the immune system really helps. Tranfer Factor from 4 life
1/23/2008 12:22:24 AM
horse recovered after lengthy treatment. Still living at 30 yrs old today.
1/22/2008 11:30:11 PM
Mare had early symptoms and fully recovered.
1/22/2008 11:20:34 PM
One horse is still not rideable. Another was treated and has returned to endurance riding.
1/22/2008 11:18:08 PM
We have been lucky enough not to have seen it so far, and are very thankful.
1/22/2008 11:15:48 PM
yrs ago, friends horses, 90 % normal function returned
1/22/2008 10:40:35 PM
My horse tested low positive for EPM. His symptoms later proved to be stringhalt.
1/22/2008 10:26:10 PM
My RSW Champion stallion "got" EPM...I lost him after treating him but had 4 years..he sired a WC
1/22/2008 10:08:20 PM
I currently own a mare that was treated for EPM when young
1/22/2008 9:51:16 PM
my mare aquired a acute case of EPM and had to be put down 2 weeks later. it was horrible!
1/22/2008 9:48:21 PM
the horse was euthanized
1/22/2008 9:41:01 PM
15 yr old Arabian gelding diagnosed at 4. No muscle atrophy, pasture sound. Unbalanced with rider.
1/22/2008 9:34:23 PM
Recovered, but was never the same...
1/22/2008 9:29:30 PM
I still have him; can't ride him any longer, epm rendered him unrideable, too risky
1/22/2008 9:11:23 PM
she was diagnosed back in late 90's & went on the 7mo meds. she was fine.
1/22/2008 9:08:35 PM
toby was a rescue horse who came to me with the it. he lived thanks to marquis.
1/22/2008 9:06:08 PM
yes, the mare recovered and is being used as a cutting horse in College level rodeo!
1/22/2008 8:56:36 PM
We treated the horse with oxytet & he recovered with no ill effects
1/22/2008 8:52:24 PM
18 yrs ASH barren mare was just "off" for a year...vet did physical exam ...in ten minutes, he knew.
1/22/2008 8:42:08 PM
horse did not recover, relapsed and euthanized
1/22/2008 8:35:51 PM
a local rescue has dealt with many cases
1/22/2008 8:34:34 PM
My dressage mare was dx with EPM last Feb. With treatment she has recovered but takes miss steps
1/22/2008 8:32:42 PM
Our three dogs keep the opossums away.
1/22/2008 8:27:53 PM
my horse did not make it. put down after 6 months' treatment
1/22/2008 8:20:18 PM
He was 20yrs old. Hes 25 now. He has neurological damage. Hes doing well in retirement.
1/22/2008 8:03:45 PM
We caught it early, treated with Marquis and triads, thiamine, vitamin E, B12, full recovery
1/22/2008 7:50:08 PM
my Vet is into EPM research we used Marquis 1 month, duralactin, and stress packs
1/22/2008 7:47:55 PM
Horse was put down
1/22/2008 7:47:37 PM
I lost one horse to EPM and have one that we were able to treat and save but he is no longer ridable
1/22/2008 7:44:17 PM
We diagnosed EPM early. Treated with Navigator for 30 days. The mare made a full recovery.
1/22/2008 7:41:22 PM
My older gelding had it. I can ride him, but he is not as strong as before.
1/22/2008 7:39:52 PM
Our AQH contracted EPM 3 yrs ago. He was treated with Oxy and has recovered but is no longer rideab
1/22/2008 7:39:50 PM
My horse had EMP twice. The first treatment went well, but the second time we had to put him down.
1/22/2008 7:37:46 PM
a horse at barn we boarded at wasted away before owner used Marquis. It worked but tooo late for th
1/22/2008 7:33:45 PM
my friend's horse died as he was trailing him to Cornell for help with the disease
1/22/2008 7:33:13 PM
4 friends horses at other farms all recovered, my 35 yr old stable but crooked
1/22/2008 7:32:29 PM
the horse did not recover
1/22/2008 7:28:26 PM
noticed gait variation, vet put horse on marquis, fully recovered, went on to win races and enduranc
1/22/2008 7:27:23 PM
she's being treated now with Marquis for 28 days...we hope we got it early enough
1/22/2008 7:26:29 PM
He was treated this summer and seems to be much better, haven't tried jumping yet
1/22/2008 7:13:22 PM
luckily a mild case, but her personality is probably permanently changed
1/22/2008 7:12:46 PM
My stallions show career was ended by it. A gelding showed it in pre sales check.
1/22/2008 7:03:40 PM
He was two when treated and recovered still has some tracing problems but keeps getting better.
1/22/2008 7:02:32 PM
I do not know the status of the horse the owners placed him for adoption through a rescue organizati
1/22/2008 6:59:30 PM
MY horse was put down, He laid down and could not get back up. Huntsville,Al
1/22/2008 6:55:11 PM
Never defnitively diagnosed but we treated as such. The horse was sold. It was a client horse boar
1/22/2008 6:52:38 PM
horse is in treatment and showing great improvement
1/22/2008 6:48:21 PM
Lost him after second time round with EMP .. ::((
1/22/2008 6:42:12 PM
Very rapid onset in a 23+ yr old QH. Recovered after intense drug regimen but left unsteady hindqtrs
1/22/2008 6:41:24 PM
We were able to identify epm very early and treat my 3 yo filly w/Marquis & Vit E & now healthy
1/22/2008 6:36:16 PM
Was back in the archaic days, even before the banana flavored stuff. Made a fully recovery though.
1/22/2008 6:34:39 PM
a client had a dressage horse diagnosed with it
1/22/2008 6:23:29 PM
We keep our horses healthy enough
1/22/2008 6:20:21 PM
Purchased yearling QH filly w/EPM she did not recover after Marquis treatment and is a companion.
1/22/2008 6:18:25 PM
12 year old Arab gelding EPM in 1993 - 1998 Arabian Horse Assoc NATIONAL Competitive Trail CHAMPION
1/22/2008 6:14:49 PM
I am thankful that this is one thing that I don't have to worry about
1/22/2008 6:14:25 PM
Mare survived to be a trail horse but dressage career over.
1/22/2008 6:07:49 PM
Mixed - if caught early, appear to fully recover; less so if symptoms severe
1/22/2008 6:05:03 PM
Bayer drug Marqui affective, no laminitis problems
1/22/2008 5:55:26 PM
My horse teste positive for EPM, but has shown no symptoms yet.
1/22/2008 5:53:09 PM
Thankfully no, I haven't experienced this condition with any of my three horses.
1/22/2008 5:52:51 PM
We fought a year-long losing battle. :<(
1/22/2008 5:46:55 PM
After two months of treatment he recovered but not 100% only to find that he other spinal issues
1/22/2008 5:45:37 PM
After several treatments and relapses we had to put him down.
1/22/2008 5:38:35 PM
Thank God we haven't had to endure this nasty parasite!! God Bless those that have!
1/22/2008 5:35:02 PM
Yes, I lost my beloved 3YO Standardbred in 2001 to EPM. His mother had in as well.
1/22/2008 5:34:02 PM
No. Treated w/Marquis and navigator. did not recover
1/22/2008 5:32:22 PM
I had a mare in foal with EPM in 1990. The mare was treated aggressively,both mare & foal recovered.
1/22/2008 5:30:53 PM
In the last 30 years I have seen 75-100 cases of EPM, often the horse never recovered fully.
1/22/2008 5:29:09 PM
Several I have had have come back to different degrees of recovery.
1/22/2008 5:26:03 PM
21 year old QH mare. Has trouble even holding a foot up for the farrier! They suspect stray cats!
1/22/2008 5:21:13 PM
it was a Tb filly at the track and we caught it early and treated. She came back approx 90%
1/22/2008 5:20:49 PM
horse never recovered, but died due to colic
1/22/2008 5:15:53 PM
Lost my Duke, April 24, 1997 to EPM
1/22/2008 5:15:25 PM
Started showing clinical signs 5/07,treated with 1 month Marquis, put down 9/07. Owner-Vet Tech.
1/22/2008 5:14:00 PM
I was told he would never be ridden again and he is as good as he was before. accupuncture helped
1/22/2008 5:10:19 PM
This horse has recovered thanks to VA Tech Equine Vet Team
1/22/2008 5:09:00 PM
Northeast Ohio area
1/22/2008 5:03:26 PM
I lost him to EPM.
1/22/2008 4:53:34 PM
My friends horse was diagnosed with
1/22/2008 4:45:23 PM
never the same again. should have put him down. he's miserable, even years later. real shame. too b
1/22/2008 4:38:56 PM
Yes, but not able to compete to thier full potential
1/22/2008 4:35:46 PM
In both cases the horses had to be euthanized
1/22/2008 4:35:12 PM
We lost a gelding to EPM in 2007. He had been on pasture with daily suppliments of grain since his
1/22/2008 4:28:27 PM
He was treated and has since been retired due to side effects from the EPM.
1/22/2008 4:25:33 PM
7 yr old TB gelding - treated for 2 weeks at UC Davis, did not improve - euthanized
1/22/2008 4:24:49 PM
still treating my EPM case
1/22/2008 4:23:56 PM
My horse fully recovered after being treated for EPM. Wouldn't know she had it if you weren't told.
1/22/2008 4:20:57 PM
Progressed so rapidly tht vets did not think EPM. Horse died, confirmed EPM,i
1/22/2008 4:17:29 PM
Back in 1994,our old mare had EPM affecting cranial nerve,had to put her down.
1/22/2008 4:05:43 PM
My first horse died of the disease. My second horse recovered and then relapsed.
1/22/2008 4:04:33 PM
Riley has had some "hitcheyness" in his left hind but found a way to compensate
1/22/2008 4:02:54 PM
I HAVE NO PROBLEM KILLING POSSUMS. STOPPED FEEDING CAT FOOD OUTSIDE.
1/22/2008 4:02:42 PM
the horse died from complications of a fall during the acute phase of EPM
1/22/2008 3:54:10 PM
We got it just as it started. 2 month treament and totally gone!
1/22/2008 3:51:47 PM
I live in the White Mtns. of Az. and have not heard of any cases near me.
1/22/2008 3:48:31 PM
I have had two,1put down
1/22/2008 3:44:55 PM
Several were diagnosed quickly and survived. Others, were not so lucky. Shoot opossums!
1/22/2008 3:44:35 PM
One horse had to be put down and the other is permanently damaged.
1/22/2008 3:41:14 PM
1/22/2008 3:38:28 PM
Yes, he has recovered.
1/22/2008 3:37:59 PM
My horse had a spinal tap at Auburn. U of K diagnosed her as positive for EPM. I gave drugs, No
1/22/2008 3:36:31 PM
My sister's Arab stallion has been diagnosed with EPM; he is in the early stage right now.
1/22/2008 3:34:25 PM
Sudden severe onset, it was nasty. Horse euthanatized.
1/22/2008 3:34:11 PM
1/22/2008 3:32:51 PM
I was given "free" ex show horse he was diagnosed with EPM after $1,000 and time he recovered.
1/22/2008 3:31:32 PM
I had one that died, a friend has one now that seems like he will beat it.
1/22/2008 3:31:06 PM
My horse had to be put down in 1991. It all happened so fast and he did not respond to DSMO.
1/22/2008 3:27:58 PM
A clients 8 yr arabian stallion went down in the pasture, paralyzed, died 4 days later
1/22/2008 3:24:41 PM
several treatments with Marqesis (sp?), not fully recovered, poor px.
1/22/2008 3:23:11 PM
It was a horrible experience and both horses died.
1/22/2008 3:22:55 PM
5yo Anglo treated successfully,now competes at prelim at age 15.
1/22/2008 3:21:40 PM
EPM epidemic at a barn that was becoming increasingly surrounded by housing development
1/22/2008 3:21:08 PM
11 year healthy Morgan mare, until she got EPM. 2 bouts Marquis, 5 months, bad laminitis, put down
1/22/2008 3:20:26 PM
1 horse fully recovered. anouther passed away because of it.
1/22/2008 3:15:06 PM
One on mine had EPM, also a friend's horse that we recognized the symptoms early and treated with su
1/22/2008 3:10:24 PM
eyelid drooped first, then bizarre respones to stimuli up to flippling over. Euthanized for safety.
1/22/2008 3:10:11 PM
She was started immediately on Marquis when she became symptomatic and is improving greatly.
1/22/2008 3:09:50 PM
I had a Standarbred mare that was misdiagnosed with EPM but it was a different problem
1/22/2008 3:07:57 PM
horse was euthanized
1/22/2008 3:06:16 PM
Have treated 2 of my 8 horses. 1 horse has made full recovery, Other horse has other problems also.
1/22/2008 3:04:59 PM
Sad, had to be put down. no idea where it came from.
1/22/2008 3:04:39 PM
The horse had to be put down.
1/22/2008 3:04:28 PM
no, it had to be put down
1/22/2008 3:04:02 PM
I know of 5 horses that have been euthanized due to EPM infection.
1/22/2008 3:03:26 PM
Still fighting the lasting results!
1/22/2008 3:01:42 PM
We have had a total of 3 horses that have contracted EPM, young gelding, older gelding, stallion.
1/22/2008 3:00:09 PM
Was diagnosed by 2 vet exams and confirmed by blood test. Horse is well now & competes in NBHA.
1/22/2008 2:58:42 PM
My horse was diagnosed with EPM Dec 2006, treated with Marquis and appears to be doing well.
1/22/2008 2:58:36 PM
1/22/2008 2:57:16 PM
No did not recover fully this was years ago
1/22/2008 2:56:57 PM
This horse recovered well enough to return to Endurance
1/22/2008 2:55:03 PM
The horse fully recovered with 90 days of treatement and rest.
1/22/2008 2:54:17 PM
2 yo. A lot of improvement in 6 mo, but not over it yet.
1/22/2008 2:50:21 PM
The colt wasn't treated with marquis and had to be put to sleep.
1/22/2008 2:48:20 PM
Horse treated with Marquis (?), did not fully recover and was retired
1/22/2008 2:47:46 PM
90% recovery but would never take again after three successive colts
1/22/2008 2:46:49 PM
My horse was (wrongly) diagnosed with EPM-she is fine today
1/22/2008 2:46:39 PM
Although 85% physically recovered, mentally only 50%
1/22/2008 2:46:28 PM
The elderly gelding suffered two bouts despite treatment but died of other causes.
1/22/2008 2:46:14 PM
The horse was successfully treated with no side affects.
1/22/2008 2:45:53 PM
not common in arizona
1/22/2008 2:44:31 PM
Not fully, my horse now has hind end coordination issues.
1/22/2008 2:43:21 PM
1 recovered and 2 were euthanized
1/22/2008 2:42:32 PM
My horse was found to be moderately exposed. 6 month treatment, good as new.
1/22/2008 2:39:03 PM
on the way to recovery
1/22/2008 2:38:37 PM
Actually I can answer yes to the first three choices; I lost a 35year old mare, there more w/S&S
1/22/2008 2:35:38 PM
May 07Warmblood, previously undiagnosed.Onset following relaxant injection.Still recovering
1/22/2008 2:34:07 PM
1/22/2008 2:33:39 PM
1/22/2008 2:33:03 PM
Horse had trouble with left lead. Lameness exam found EPM - cured by Marquis.
1/22/2008 2:32:23 PM
I don't know of a single case in Alaska
1/22/2008 2:31:50 PM
i currently have a horse that just finnished up her meds for epm. i rode her last week
1/22/2008 2:30:15 PM
My friends horse was one of the first in 1986. She didn't make it, after many types of medication
1/22/2008 2:29:21 PM
I have had 2 horses that had EPM. One was a yearling filly and the other a yearling gelding.
1/22/2008 2:27:48 PM
diagnosed 2 weeks ago, treating now, fingers crossed!
1/22/2008 2:23:50 PM
I own a horse with EPM, and know many others with EPM horses. It is very common in Michigan.
1/22/2008 2:21:03 PM
I've worked on a few race horses that had it
1/22/2008 2:19:28 PM
My horse has suffered with a chronic EPM infection for close to 4 years.
1/22/2008 2:14:32 PM
he had to be put down
1/22/2008 12:57:04 PM
My horse survived for 17 weeks with agressive treatment costing some $2000, but it finally won.
1/22/2008 11:37:10 AM
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