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Equine Grass Sickness Fund

The Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund (EGSF) is the only registered charity in the UK raising funds specifically for research into grass sickness.

Grass Sickness is a devastating disease of horses, ponies and donkeys in which there is damage to parts of the nervous system which control involuntary functions, producing the main symptom of gut paralysis.

Equine Grass Sickness: A research update and a look to the future – Factsheet

Equine Grass Sickness Film

EGSF is dedicated to supporting and advancing research into grass sickness and further improving the treatment of grass sickness.  To find out more about the work of EGSF and how you can support this charity, please visit the Equine Grass Sickness Fund website.

Biobank – The Grass Sickness Biobank is a three year project, with generous funding from the British Horse Society. The aim is to collect biological and environmental samples plus case reports for research analysis. Scientists interested in using the samples can apply to the Equine Grass Sickness Fund for access. The samples will be stored for up to twenty years.


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