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5 Tips for Packing the Pounds on Performance Horses

March 24, 2014

Here are some tips to consider when managing a hard-keeping equine athlete.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcers: Maintaining Horses' Stomach Health

March 10, 2014

Being aware of the risk factors associated with gastric ulcers is an important step in preventing them.... Read More

The gold standard for diagnosing gastric ulcers is gastroscopy--viewing the horse's stomach through a tube passed through his nostril, as Dr. Bill Hay, Dr. Michelle Garrison, and Eanna Hosick are shown doing here with their patient, Norman.

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Poll Recap: Gastric Ulcers

February 25, 2014

Of the 608 respondents, 205 (34%) indicated they've had a horse diagnosed with gastric ulcers.... Read More

The gold standard for diagnosing gastric ulcers is gastroscopy--viewing the horse's stomach through a tube passed through his nostril, as Dr. Bill Hay, Dr. Michelle Garrison, and Eanna Hosick are shown doing here with their patient, Norman.

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Got Ulcers?

February 01, 2014

Learn about gastric ulcers and how to treat them and decrease their likelihood of causing your horse distress.... Read More

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Digestion in the Horse

January 18, 2014

Understanding the horse's digestion process can help you better manage factors that could cause colic.... Read More

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Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More

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Werth Suspended after Cimetidine Positive

November 10, 2013

Dressage rider Isabell Werth received a six-month suspension after her horse tested positive for cimetidine.... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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Stomach Ulcers: A Threat to Horses of All Ages

August 22, 2013

Is it possible for young horses that aren't in training to get stomach ulcers?... Read More

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Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

July 02, 2013

An LSU study found that, after omeprazole treatment, SmartGut Ultra reduced the return of ulcers in horses.... Read More

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Preventing Gastric Ulcers

July 01, 2013

Can owners prevent gastric ulcers in horses, and what is the best method in that regard?... Read More

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Two Supplements' Effects on Nonglandular Ulcers (AAEP 2012)

January 28, 2013

Some nutritionists have speculated that certain dietary supplements might assist with equine ulcer management.... Read More

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Bismuth to Treat, Prevent Equine Stomach Ulcers?

November 30, 2012

In the case of horses with ulcers, the use of bismuth is not recommended.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers in Horses

November 09, 2012

The majority of horses with gastric ulcers do not show outward clinical signs.... Read More

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Checking for Equine Stomach Ulcers

October 13, 2012

Gastroscopy is the only surefire way to know what the inside of your horse's stomach looks like. ... Read More

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Study Shows Omeprazole Prevents Ulcers in Young Racehorses

July 11, 2012

A study confirms omeprazole can prevent gastric ulcer formation in young racehorses.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle, Merial to Host Gastroscopy Event June 11-12

June 06, 2012

The event will take place June 11-12 at the Kentucky Horse Park during the County Heir horse show.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcer Supplements for Horses Evaluated

December 12, 2011

Researchers noted no significant effects of treating horses with an anti-ulcerogenic supplement.... Read More

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Carriage Horse Controversy Causes Veterinarian's Suspension

November 10, 2011

An ASPCA veterinarian was suspended without pay after providing conflicting information to media outlets.... Read More

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Behavior of Horses With, Without Gastric Ulcers Compared

November 08, 2011

A study shows that "ulcerated" horses didn't seem to look or act significantly different from healthy horses.... Read More

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Nutritional Support for Equine Digestive Health

November 05, 2011

Balancing the digestive system is key to maintaining equine health by improving nutrient absorption.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle To Host Gastroscopy Event Oct. 18

October 02, 2011

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, located in Lexington, Ky., will host a free gastroscopy event on Oct. 18.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcers and the Performance Horse

August 17, 2011

Recent studies show that gastric ulcers occur in a surprisingly high percentage of performance horses. ... Read More

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Using Nutrition to Prevent and Manage Equine Disease

July 19, 2011

Adjusting what a horse consumes can help prevent or squelch some equine ailments.... Read More

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Nutritional Management of Gastric Ulcers

June 09, 2011

Gastric ulcer syndrome can be time-consuming and expensive to treat. Learn how to use nutrition to manage ... Read More