Though the equine species in general excretes urine with high mineral
content, especially calcium carbonate, and despite a normally alkaline urine
pH, which tends to favor formation of urinary tract stones, equine urinary
tract lithiasis is relatively uncommon.
Lexington, Ky.-While mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS) was swiftly becoming a household word in Kentucky last spring, animal practitioners in central Kentucky were also reporting an influx in the number of cases of pericarditis
Louisville, Ky.-A third of a billion dollars is the price tag on the Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS), which wreaked havoc on the Kentucky horse industry last spring, according to a recently published economic report.
Lexington, Ky.-A new "hybrid" theory has recently surfaced suggesting a blend of caterpillars, molds, and the right timing during gestation might have caused the springtime late-term abortions and early fetal losses, called the mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to The Horse Interactive.