Source: ECIR Group Inc.

October 7, 2019 – The Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance (ECIR) Group Inc is very pleased to announce that the third film in the ECIR Group NO Laminitis film series is complete and available for viewing on the ECIR website

An investment of less than 20 minutes of your time will bring you a personal presentation by Drs. Eleanor M. Kellon and Jaini Clougher, with the help of ECIR Group members, of an in-depth understanding of key areas affecting the health of horses in your care.

Here’s a sample:

  • What works?
  • What to do in in emergency?
  • What complications should be considered?
  • What is most important in your hay analysis?
  • Why? 
  • Which minerals are so important for the horse?
  • Why it works.

Diet and Drugs is the third in a series of films that the ECIR Group continues to produce to help people with PPID/EMS horses to find their way to the ECIR Group and implement proven protocols for caring for equines with metabolic disorders.

The first film by the ECIR Group, Who we are. What we do won the Special Recognition for Equine Health and Education award in 2017 at the Equus International Film Festival.

The ECIR Group’s second film, Getting the Correct Diagnosis, features step-by-step information to help equine professionals and owners know what symptoms to look for, what to test for, when to test, and how to interpret the test results. Straightforward as this may seem, misdiagnosis is a common problem when it comes to Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) and Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS), which has a significant impact on the health of the horse.

All three films were made possible because of donations from an Anonymous Friend of ECIR and our loyal Benefactors at Auburn Labs Inc., California Trace, Forageplus, Mad Barn, Soft-Ride Boots, and Uckele Health and Nutrition. The films were produced by 1013media of the San Francisco Bay area. 

A fourth film focusing on TRIM is currently in the works. 

Be sure to share it with your friends, your vets, your barn managers, your farriers and trimmers – everyone you know with horses in their care. You can view all of our films on the ECIR website.

About ECIR Group Inc.

Started in 1999, the ECIR Group is the largest field-trial database for PPID and EMS in the world and provides the latest research, diagnosis, and treatment information, in addition to dietary recommendations for horses with these conditions. Even universities do not and cannot compile and follow long term as many in-depth case histories of PPID/EMS horses as the ECIR Group.

In 2013 the Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance Group Inc., an Arizona non-profit corporation, was approved as a 501(c)3 public charity. Tax deductible contributions and grants support ongoing research, education, and awareness of Equine Cushing's Disease/PPID and EMS.

THE MISSION of the ECIR Group Inc. is to improve the welfare of equines with metabolic disorders via a unique interface between basic research and real-life clinical experience. Prevention of laminitis is the ultimate goal. The ECIR Group serves the scientific community, practicing clinicians, and owners by focusing on investigations most likely to quickly, immediately, and significantly benefit the welfare of the horse.

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