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Is it possible that your horse has gastric ulcer disease?
Many horses suffer from gastric ulcers and few of these are actually diagnosed. Below are signs that your horse may be suffering from stomach ulcers.
·Recurring colic ·Colic associated with shows or other stressful situations ·Decreased appetite associated with stress ·Weight loss, poor haircoat ·Poor performance or attitude ·Discomfort when tightening the girth or cinch ·Back soreness ·Chronic anemia
If you suspect that your horse is suffering from gastric ulcer disease, feel free to call and make an appointment. Horses having their stomach scoped need to be fasted for 12 hours prior to the procedure. They can consume water up to 2 to 3 hours prior to the procedure.
When to Graze Your Horse
Check out this article on when the best time to graze your horse is.
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