Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) is the most common endocrine disorder in horses.* Take this quiz to learn more about PPID and how to recognize the symptoms.
PPID, formerly known as equine Cushing’s disease, can often go undiagnosed. If you think your horse may be at risk or showing early or advanced clinical signs, contact your vet.
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It’s estimated that
of horses over the age of 15 suffer from an endocrine disorder known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), or equine Cushing’s disease.
While advanced cases of PPID are easier to detect than early onset cases, regularly checking for clinical signs and being aware of risk factors may aid in early diagnosis of the disease.
Treatment with Prascend® will improve hair coat in the vast majority of horses in just 6 months. If you think your horse is at risk for PPID, talk to your veterinarian about treating it with Prascend®.