Beyond exertional rhabdomyolysis – myopathic causes of poor performance in horses
As horse vets, it is sometimes easy to overlook more subtle myopathic causes of poor performance in our patients, because we disregard either non-specific disease features (such as paresis) or become overly reliant on expecting a massive rise in CK or AST. This presentation will discuss approaches to various myopathic causes of poor performance other than more classic tying up.
- Understand that muscle diseases have a wide spectrum of clinical features that are sometimes overlooked.
- Learn how and when to evaluate horses with a possible myopathic cause of their poor performance
- Learn about common and rare myopathic causes of poor performance seen in UK horses.