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Re: [RC] [RC] Update on stumbling horse - EPM - Sky Ranch

Oh, and he's 17 years old.  He's always been very sure footed and non-spooky, a great trail horse.  It was the stumbling that made me take him to the vet, to begin with.
 
But he also has asymmetric muscling, the vet told me that last year when I had him there.  Not sure if that is due to EPM or just his being out of balance for other reasons.
 
This is a frustrating disease, because from what I'm reading (and believe me, I'm SPEED reading at this point about EPM!!) it's not easy to diagnose.  Also, I'm reading that it only has about a 60% cure rate, which isn't what my vet had told me initially.  So ... this is going to be difficult to keep from being depressed.
 
And John, this IS endurance related, at least to ME -- this is my horse that I had planned to take to endurance rides.  So far we've done only an LD.  This horse's career may be over now.  I sure hope not.  It will break my heart to lose this horse.
 
Carla Richardson
Colorado

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