Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

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Is sugar the enemy?

Often one of the first questions we get regarding the range of feeds and supplements we market at Equilibrium Products is “what is the sugar content?” High sugar diets have been increasingly implicated in conditions such as laminitis. Horses…

Understanding Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

Introduction to Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) What is EMS? Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) is a hormonal condition, previously termed peripheral cushingoid syndrome, pre-laminitic syndrome and syndrome X, which has similarities to diabetes…
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Feeding horses with EMS & Cushing's Disease

  Dietary management for EMS or Cushing's Disease For a pony or horse suspected of having Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) or diagnosed with Cushings Syndrome, diet and exercise management is essential. Try and keep them fit with a target…