Seasonal pasture myopathy: know the signs [H&H VIP]

  • Speed is of the essence when treating a horse with the potentially fatal seasonal condition, atypical myopathy. Andrea Oakes finds out why owners should be vigilant for cases this spring, and how best to plan ahead for autumn

    The rapid-onset condition atypical myopathy (AM), which is now known to be linked to trees from the acer family, claimed dozens of equine lives across the UK last autumn as reported cases reached an unprecedented high.