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My boy has had PPID symptoms for 10 years. He never has had an issue with a curly coat, or any issue with his coat. His PPID manifests itself in the fall with seasonal rise of ACTH related laminitis.
If your horse has a diagnosis of PPID from labs drawn in the spring/summer, then you probably do have a PPID horse. That is the time of the year when ACTH is naturally at its lowest. Yes, stress may raise ACTH levels - it is not a given at all, and is generally very transitory. Your story doesn't state exactly when the ACTH was drawn. The lab ranges suggest it was run through MSU - and that may make a difference as well.
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