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What is Cushings?

Cushings disease, or PPID, is a condition that we usually see in the older horse population (15+ year olds) At the base of the brain lies the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. These act as a hormone control centre for the body and are responsible for fine tuning...

What seed is this?

And the answer is….. A SYCAMORE SEED! And the condition is atypical myopathy. This is a disease that is seen in grazing horses commonly in Autumn. Atypical myopathy has been linked to a toxin, Hypoglycin A, in the seeds of the sycamore tree. This toxin affects...