When it comes to PSSM symptoms tightness is something talked about by PSSM1 & PSSM2 owners alike. But what exactly is tightness and why do PSSM horses experience this?
Protein is part of the main staple of a PSSM2 horses diet, but what exactly is protein why does it significantly help in terms of PSSM2 management? What Is PSSM2? PSSM2 is an umbrella term used for a group of muscle diseases. The easiest way to think of PSSM2 is like a filing cabinet, where …
Negative nitrogen balance a word commonly heard in the PSSM community, but what exactly is it and why do PSSM horses suffer from it?
When it comes to PSSM & MFM muscle wasting is a common symptom especially when it comes to PSSM2 horses. But what is muscle wasting and why do PSSM horses experience this?
When it comes to PSSM & MFM explosive behaviour is something commonly discussed amongst owners. But what is explosive behaviour and why do some PSSM horses react explosively?
When a horse is tested for PSSM2 they can come back heterozygous (N/K1) or homozygous (K1/K1) but what exactly is K1?
Tying up or Monday morning disease has been affecting horses as early as 1840, it is one of the most talked about symptoms of PSSM but what exactly is Tying up?
Today in your PSSM stories we hear from one of our founders and admins Christine, and her PSSM story with her APHA Gelding “Tex”.
PSSM1 and PSSM2 are both hereditary muscle diseases we know that only one parent has to have a copy of a mutated gene to pass it on, but how exactly do you test for PSSM?
When a horse is tested for PSSM2 they can come back Heterozygous (n/p8) or Homozygous (P8/P8) but what exactly is P8?