Khaleesi The Horse With Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM)

Khaleesi: PSSSM – Alleviating Pain

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Khaleesi suffered a severe tie-up during a cattle drive. Her breeding showed PSSM (Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy) a genetic muscle disorder that can be managed but not cured. Life on a rural cattle ranch is hard and who knows what would have happened to her if she had not been rescued by Diana Hagemann-Milenkovitch at the Double H Equine Foundation and Sanctuary, Sedona. Khaleesi’s …

Can'te The Horse - Right Fetlock

Equine Epiphysitis: Can’te 11 Year Old Thoroughbred Gelding

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Can’te 11 yr old TB gelding bred for Polo, contracted epiphysitis as a weanling in the fetlocks in all 4 legs and the knees. Epiphysitis is a bone disease in growing horses, characterised by enlargement of growth plates in long bones (such as the tibia, radius, and cannon bones). Corrective trimming helped to turn the cannon back at about 8 …

Caroline Ingraham With A Horse With Suspected Gut Ulcers

Horse: Suspected Hind-Gut Ulcers

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Billy was not interested in any essential oils other than German chamomile and peppermint, which he selected intermittently via inhalation and orally, while taking large amounts of barley grass and rosehip shells. He took 1kg barley grass, 750g rosehip shells. Very often rosehip shells are selected alongside barley grass to aid the absorption of nutrients. What was really interesting, was …

Horse With A Sarcoid

Equine Sarcoids

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Case Study: Sarcoids Previous treatment using bloodroot ointment as prescribed by Michael’s veterinarian practitioner had proved unsuccessful and Michael’s case was referred to the University of Liverpool for radiation therapy. Michael’s own descide to try self-medication first. Between 12th July and 15th September 2015, Michael received weekly AZ sessions. Sessions typically lasted approximately 2 – 2 ½ hours. Sessions were …