Thursday, March 13, 2014

Gastric Ulcers: Maintaining Horses' Stomach Health - Full Article

By Katherine K. Williamson, DVM
Mar 10, 2014

Gastric ulcers are a big problem in horses. Results from several research studies have revealed that gastric ulcer prevalence in performance horses can be as high as 90%. Many factors have been implicated in gastric ulcer development in horses; however, scientists have not identified a single cause. This is likely because the condition is multifactorial—or, it results from a number of different factors working in concert to create gastric conditions leading to ulceration...

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