Bayer HealthCare and EQUUS Magazine Host Webinar on EPM

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So your horse has just been diagnosed with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). What next? Join Bayer HealthCare and EQUUS Magazine at 8 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Oct. 30, for a webinar with noted veterinarians Steve Reed and James Little about the current thoughts on EPM.

A progressive, degenerative neurological disease of the central nervous system, EPM is one of the most common neurological disorders of horses in the United States. Yet it can be difficult to diagnose definitively and is often confused with other diseases or health problems unrelated to infectious disease.

Drs. Reed and Little will offer a clinician's perspective of the challenges posed by EPM. An internist and member of the practice at Kentucky's prestigious Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Reed's primary research interests include equine neurologic diseases. Little joined Bayer HealthCare Animal Health in 2014 as senior veterinarian, Technical Services. Together, they will address many facets of EPM, including etiology, symptoms, how the symptoms present themselves, diagnosis and treatment.

This is a unique opportunity that you won't want to miss. “EPM concerns to be a source of worry among horse owners,” said EQUUS Editor and Associate Publisher Laurie Prinz. “EQUUS Magazine is pleased to join forces with Bayer HealthCare for this much-needed discussion on this little-understood disease,"

To register for the webinar go to https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/405598286. (If you can’t make the webinar, there will be a live recording on EQUUSmagazine.com following the event.)

For more information on Bayer and its products visit http://healthcare.bayer.com.

Established in 1977, EQUUS magazine, published by the Active Interest Media (AIM) Equine Network, is a monthly publication based in Gaithersburg, Md. Although focused primarily on horse health, care and training, EQUUS explores a broad range of topics related to horses and horse sports, including in-depth articles about the causes of racetrack breakdowns, the history of horse breeds and the use of meditation techniques to improve riding.

The Equine Network provides, creates and distributes relevant content and services to passionate horse enthusiasts while connecting them to each other and the marketplace. The Equine Network is the publisher of award-winning magazines Horse&Rider, EQUUS, Dressage Today, The Trail Rider, Spin To Win Rodeo, American Cowboy, and Practical Horseman. The Equine Network also publishes a proprietary line of books and DVDs for sale through its store, HorseBooksEtc.com. The Equine Network provides emergency roadside assistance for equestrians through USRider, and is home to several websites, including: EquiSearch.com, Equine.com, Stablemanagement.com, MyHorseDaily.com, DiscoverHorses.com, AmericanCowboy.com and Horse-Journal.com.