The use of cannabidiol as a novel treatment for oral stereotypic behaviour (crib-biting) in a horse

Key Findings:  A horse suffering from crib-biting syndrome was given cannabidiol for 4 weeks with positive improvement in symptoms, suggesting potential therapeutic uses for CBD in equine behavioral therapy.

Type of Study:  Animal Study

Study Sample Size:  1

Study Result:  Positive

Study Location(s):  Brazil, Italy

Year of Pub:  2023

Cannabinoids Studied:  Cannabidiol (CBD), Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Cannabinoid (unspecified), Endocannabinoid (unspecified)

Phytocannabinoid Source:  Unspecified

Chemotype:  Chemotype III

Receptors Studied:  CB1, CB2, GPCR 55, TRPV1

Ligands Studied:  Dopamine, Serotonin

Route of Administration:  Oral (Ingestion)

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