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Re: RC: Vet Question - Ridecamp

Carolyn Burgess wrote:
> Does your horse have any of the following: large, cresty neck or other fatty
> deposits; excesive water drinking; voracious appetite; seems to thrive on a
> minimal amount of food, or is very fat on a normal amount of food;
> laminitis; cranky or sullen disposition; long and shaggy coat or failure to
> shed?  These are all symptoms of Cushing's.

As are:  failure to gain weight in spite of eating large quantities of
food, intolerance for work, and difficulty coping with temperature
extremes ... there are lots of them.  :)

-Abby B

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Abby Bloxsom
ARICP Certified Instructor
Level III Recreational and Distance Riding
Colebrook, CT USA

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