Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)


Diagnosis Prior to Treatment Critical to EPM Recovery

September 15, 2015

Many diseases cause signs similar to EPM, but won't respond to EPM treatment. Ensure you treat for the right condition.... Read More


Nine Tips on Keeping Your Horse Safe from Pests

July 31, 2015

From vaccinating against disease to storing feed properly, learn how to protect your horses from pests.... Read More


What Horse Owners Need to Know About EPM

July 17, 2015

This neurologic condition can prove deadly for some horses, but others recover with treatment. Here's what to remember.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Low-Dose Diclazuril

May 10, 2015

Scientists from UC Davis studied low-dose diclazuril administration in foals and adult horses with positive results.... Read More


Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More


UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More


UC Davis Creates Veterinary Resources for Diagnosing EPM

December 05, 2014

The resources are designed to help trained equine veterinarians determine if their patients could be suffering from EPM.... Read More


2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More


EPM's Lesser-Known Cause: N. hughesi

October 14, 2014

Researchers are studying the epidemiology of Neospora hughesi in horses with EPM. ... Read More


How Do Horses Get EPM?

October 13, 2014

Find out the most common way horses contract equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, or EPM.... Read More


Can Exercise Help an EPM Horse?

October 06, 2014

Find out what kind of physical exercise might help improve a horse with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


Horse Owners File Lawsuits against Wickliffe Pharmacy

June 12, 2014

The owners filed lawsuits alleging their horses were hospitalized after receiving a compounded EPM drug.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.


UKVDL Bulletin Alert: Unapproved Compounded Drugs

May 22, 2014

Veterinarians should consider several important issues when using or prescribing compounded products.... Read More


Two More Horses Dead After Receiving Compounded Medication

May 16, 2014

The FDA said initial testing indicates the drug contained higher pyrimethamine levels than the label states.... Read More


Compounded Drug Eyed in Thoroughbred Deaths

May 13, 2014

The FDA is investigating whether a compounded medication might have played a role in two horses' deaths.... Read More


Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More


Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More


AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Diagnostic Options for EPM

December 18, 2013

Veterinarians discussed a variety of topics relating to EPM diagnosis and prevention.... Read More


USA Equestrian Trust Awards Second Round of 2013 Grants

December 14, 2013

The USA Equestrian Trust has awarded $55,000 in grants to help fund four projects by equine nonprofits... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Breanna Gaubatz

October 26, 2013

Gaubatz' research focused on equine protozoal myeloencphalitis (or EPM).... Read More

Geographic Distribution of Horses with Antibodies Against EPM-causing Parasites


Study: EPM's Causative Agents More Widespread than Expected

October 16, 2013

Researchers found that Neospora hughesi is being identified in horses across the United States.... Read More


Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More


Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More


EPM Diagnostics

April 26, 2013

The development of a semi-quantitative assay could help improve EPM diagnostics, researchers say.... Read More