Poll

Treatment Experiences with EPM

If you've had a horse diagnosed with EPM, did you feel the initial treatment was successful?

Yes, I saw major improvements
14%
17
Yes, I saw a fair amount of improvement
15%
18
No, I saw no improvement
2%
3
No, my horse relapsed and required additional treatment
8%
10
I've never had a horse diagnosed with EPM
60%
73

Total votes cast: 121

Comments & Write-in Answers

Same meds used for AIDS patients were used on my horseand he went back to upper level dressage.

6/2/2012 6:11:01 PM

My horse relapsed 30 days after a 60 day and 90 day treament with SMZ.

6/1/2012 1:41:36 PM

Sold mare as field hunter - fully recovered.

5/31/2012 9:50:49 PM

He was treated twice for EPM before the correc tdiagnosis of EMND was made.

5/30/2012 1:37:54 PM

treated one horse 4 times before improvement was noted

5/30/2012 8:39:24 AM

Sadly, my beloved gelding has deteriorated to the point that I am having him put down tomorrow .

5/30/2012 7:04:21 AM

My horse was very fortunate, complete recovery with a return of lost muscle mass in his shoulder

5/29/2012 10:14:33 PM

BUT: he had relapses every so often.

5/29/2012 7:09:35 PM

He is now rretired due to EPM complications

5/29/2012 5:02:27 PM

Our horse hasd to be put down, but this was 10 years ago and treatment has now advanced.

5/29/2012 4:21:53 PM

I hope my horses never get it

5/29/2012 1:05:02 PM

this horse had

5/29/2012 11:24:48 AM

required extensive accupuncture in addition plus high levels of herbals to 70%, died 4 yrs later

5/29/2012 9:38:58 AM