Cushing's Disease


PPID Problems

February 26, 2014

Have you managed or are you managing a PPID horse? How did you reach a diagnosis?... Read More


Managing Horses with PPID (Equine Cushing's)

February 17, 2014

Get updated information about caring for horses with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (equine Cushing's).... Read More


Is it PPID or EMS? Diagnosing Equine Endocrine Disease

January 31, 2014

Dr. Dianne McFarlane compares pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and equine metabolic syndrome.... 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


Cushing's Disease

January 03, 2014

Learn more about equine Cushing's disease from Dr. Erin Denney-Jones.... 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


Vaccination Recommendations for PPID and EMS Horses

May 28, 2013

How should a senior horse with equine Cushing's disease and equine metabolic syndrome be vaccinated?... Read More


'At Least She's Feeling Good...'

May 10, 2013

Has treatment for a medical condition ever made your senior horse young again?... Read More


PPID Risk Factors in Horses Studied

May 02, 2013

Researchers evaluated the prevalence of and risk factors for pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).... Read More


Current Diagnostic Options for PPID

April 15, 2013

A two-tier series of tests can help equine practitioners confirm a PPID diagnosis, one veterinarian said.... Read More


Early Signs of PPID (Equine Cushing's Disease)

February 20, 2013

Dr. Hal Schott describes some early clinical signs of PPID horse owners should be on the watch for. ... Read More


Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More


Kentucky Round-Up Announces Educational Speaker Series

January 10, 2013

The event will feature an educational speaker series for parents, novice horse owners, and advanced horsemen. ... Read More


New Bolton Center Presents Lecture on Metabolic Disease in Horses

January 03, 2013

The lecture will focus on diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders, such as EMS and PPID.... Read More


AAEP 2012: Endocrine Disease

December 04, 2012

Dr. Nick Frank discusses managing endocrine diseases such as equine Cushing's and metabolic syndrome.... Read More


What Causes Equine Cushing's Disease?

October 30, 2012

What causes Cushing's disease, and why does it seem like it's so prevalent in our horses?... Read More


EMS, PPID Focus of Second Equine Endocrinology Summit

September 27, 2012

Endocrinology researchers met to discuss equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and equine Cushing's disease (PPID).... Read More