Director's Message A note from Center for Equine Health director Dr. Carrie Finno about the Spring 2020 issue of the Horse Report. John Harris Receives Fielder Memorial Award Mr. John Harris, a UC Davis alumnus and longtime supporter of the school, was honored with the Jerry W. Fielder Memorial Award. Selenium - An Essential Mineral Forage in many parts of the U.S. is deficient in the mineral selenium. This can lead to health issues, especially in foals. Battling EMS and PPID - Miss Gwen's Road to Recovery Miss Gwen the pony became a favorite at the UC Davis veterinary hospital during her lengthy treatment for two endocrine disorders. Separate But Connected - Endocrine Diseases EMS, PPID, and Laminitis Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), and laminitis are due to disruptions in the endocrine system. Using Diet to Manage Neuromuscular Disorders Equine nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes and Dr. Carrie Finno, CEH director and expert in equine neuromuscular diseases, share dietary recommendations for horses with neuromuscular diseases. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Equine Nutrition Test your knowledge with this list of 10 Things You Might Not Know About Equine Nutrition. CEH Teaching Herd - Rosie Pony Rosie Pony, a valued member of the CEH Teaching Herd, receives special daily dietary management for equine metabolic syndrome (EMS).