Experience with EPM?

Have you ever had a horse treated for EPM?


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5/7/2012 7:57:22 PM

one horse was treated in1991 and a 2nd in 2010

5/7/2012 7:39:00 PM

Mare treated with Marquis for two days but fell in stall was euthanized blood test for EPM was nega

5/7/2012 1:57:32 PM

Thank God

5/5/2012 11:28:58 PM

No, but I lost a dear horse friend to it. Rest in peace, Woody darling.

5/4/2012 7:49:13 PM

My mare was tested but thankfully the results were negative

5/4/2012 4:40:20 PM

I have worked with many. Being a barn manager, groom and working with a vet.

5/3/2012 12:21:53 PM

No, but I (unknowingly) bought a TWH that had moderate neurological disease of unknown etiology.

5/3/2012 12:45:39 AM

I haven't owned one but we have had a few at barns when I rode & assisted

5/3/2012 12:31:05 AM

Yes...meds stopped progression of symptoms but did not correct this horse's disability. The gelding

5/2/2012 10:05:46 PM

No, and I hope I never have to.

5/2/2012 9:39:27 PM

vet inital started treating until it was ruled out

5/2/2012 9:13:02 PM

It was the only thing it could be that had a treatment

5/2/2012 3:33:47 PM

It was suspected but turned out not to be epm

5/2/2012 12:15:52 PM

Many years ago, had to buy meds from people pharmacy

5/2/2012 11:54:27 AM

Successful outcome. Horse returned to soundness and full activity.

5/2/2012 9:47:58 AM

thank god we caught it early. shes back to her old self

5/2/2012 8:12:55 AM

All three of my three horses-at the same time :(

5/1/2012 11:26:51 PM

in 1997, acute, she had to be put down. it was horriffic.

5/1/2012 10:37:46 PM

Gave him Marquis 2 months. Complete recovery.

5/1/2012 7:26:38 PM

had very early signs, completely recovered to do jumping and now dressage he's now 21 Years Old

5/1/2012 7:24:49 PM


5/1/2012 7:06:43 PM

Doesn't seem to be a problem here in the high desert

5/1/2012 4:51:23 PM

We do suspect we had a mild case in one horse, but he recovered quickly.

5/1/2012 4:13:14 PM

UK Shetland pony

5/1/2012 4:03:17 PM

I had a mare that had to be put down b/c of it but worked for a vet who treated his horse w/success.

5/1/2012 3:50:20 PM

after treatment he was not the same.Donated him to Gluck at U.K.

5/1/2012 3:33:30 PM

hope never!

5/1/2012 3:28:58 PM

had a friend who had one

5/1/2012 3:17:55 PM

My horse is a carrier but still competes and has no symptoms.

5/1/2012 3:00:48 PM

I hope I never have too!

5/1/2012 2:53:22 PM

2 days before parturition, and survived.

5/1/2012 2:50:41 PM

It is a roller pasted ride...several episodes of relapses

5/1/2012 2:22:03 PM

The gelding had to be put down.

5/1/2012 2:18:05 PM

we have found trreatment to be a 50 - 50 results

5/1/2012 1:57:23 PM

But horse didn't have epm in the end

5/1/2012 12:18:33 PM

My horse was treated with Sefacon and in 45 days was back to normal. No other meds were given.

5/1/2012 11:16:04 AM

My mare was treated for EPM before I acquired her.

5/1/2012 10:41:29 AM

20 yrs ago, just SMZ's

5/1/2012 10:04:20 AM

treated one mare several different times

5/1/2012 9:56:07 AM

I do have a mare suffering from a vitamin E deficiency. This mimics the symptoms of EPM.

5/1/2012 6:45:10 AM

No - no cases in my state yet

5/1/2012 1:47:20 AM