In today’s your PSSM stories we hear from Hilde and her story about her homebred mare Custom Made Robyn. My name is Helen, I am 30 years old and live in a little place not too far away from Oslo, in Norway. I own four horses and live on a small farm. I have always …
When it comes to PSSM1 management we know that 1 of the most important factors is to reduce your PSSM1 horse’s glycogen intake but how exactly can we do this? We are here to help, this blog is 3 ways to reduce your PSSM1 horses Glyocogen intake
Grass- one of the most natural things a horse can eat, but to a PSSM1 horse, grass is one of their biggest enemies. Changes of season can be a real big worry for PSSM1 owners, as with changes of season comes changes in grass growth and its contents. When the grass is growing at a …
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?