Approximately, how many horses and ponies over 15 years of age have PPID?
PPID can be cured.
Which of the following is not a sign of PPID?
There is an approved treatment available in North America to manage the clinical signs of PPID and improve the quality of life of PPID affected horse.
. Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) and PPID (also known as Cushings) are essentially the same.
What differentiates EMS from PPID?
Colic is the number one cause of death in senior horses, other than old age.
The risk of colic does not increase with old horses.
The following factors increase the risk of arthritis in horses:
Physical changes in the older horse can include everything except:
Regular exercise at appropriate levels for fitness/health is important for the aged horse to maintain joint health.
It is easy to recognize pain in horses.
Which of the following behaviours could be a sign that a horse is experiencing pain?
As horses age, they have less dental issues because their teeth stop growing.
Hoof care is just as important for the senior horse as it is for their younger counterparts.
It is expected and acceptable that older horses will become thin.
Older horses will be higher in the herd hierarchy and are allowed to eat and drink first.
Even though the pain control methods are not working, it is better to keep my arthritic horse alive.
My horse is in a great deal of pain and there is nothing the vet can do, but now is not a good time for me to lose my horse so I will wait until I am ready. This statement is: