Read the articles linked below to learn about different theories on White Line Disease – the micro-organisms involved, other contributing factors, and effective treatments.
Various approaches have been used to explore the causes and processes of this disorder. Scientists have tried to identify the micro-organisms involved and to artificially create the disorder in healthy horses to explore contributing factors – often with inconsistent and conflicting results. The articles below cover some the most commonly-mentioned studies, discussing the methods used, and the results and conclusions.
Management of White Line Disease
By Stephen E. O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS
Taking the Mystery out of White Line Disease
By Dr. Richard Shakalis & Dr. John Pautienis
Examining White Line Disease
By Dr. Michael A. Ball, Michael Wildenstein and Sang Shin
White Line Disease – What is it?
By Richard Dunivant