Break the cycle of equine gastric ulcers
Equine gastric ulcers are caused by a cycle of stress or other risk factors, increased acidity, ulceration, decreased appetite—and ultimately, severe discomfort for the horse.
Treat and prevent stomach ulcers in horses
See what equine gastric ulcers look like and how medication works to treat and prevent ulcers.
A number of additional actions can be taken to prevent stomach ulcers, such as:
Feeding the horse roughage multiple times per day to maintain a more natural stomach environment
Avoiding large amounts of high-carbohydrate concentrates
Not feeding grain on an empty stomach
But there is only one approved medication that is proven to heal and prevent equine gastric ulcers.