Scoping Events Show Prevalence of Equine Gastric Ulcers

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Equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) can occur in horses anywhere. In 2007, Merial (the maker of Ulcergard and Gastrogard) illustrated the prevalence of EGUS by hosting gastroscopy events at two universities on opposite sides of the country.

Between the two events, veterinarians scoped 26 horses for ulcers. Of those horses, only four showed no signs of ulcers. The first event was held in

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