Quarter Horse

Malignant Hyperthermia (MH)

June 09, 2020
Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a rare inherited disease that can cause a life-threatening condition triggered by anesthesia drugs.

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM)

April 15, 2020
Polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) results in an abnormal accumulation of glycogen, the form of sugar stored in muscle, causing “tying up”.

Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency (GBED)

December 30, 2019
Glycogen branching enzyme deficiency is a fatal disease of developing fetuses or newborn foals. It is inherited in some breeds and a genetic test is available.

Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP)

July 08, 2019
HYPP is a muscular disease caused by a genetic mutation that results in an excessive amount of potassium in the blood.