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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.

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medical options for treating and preventing ulcers.

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