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Should I Use Ulcer Medications in My Horse?

Ulcers, specifically gastric or stomach ulcers, are very common in the horse.  While ulcers generally impact the horse in training or competition, they do affect horses not in active work, often to the same degree if not worse.  Ulcer medications are also heavily used in all horses with suspected or diagnosed gastric ulcers, helping to resolve the immediate crisis in some, but in the long-term, many continue to suffer.  Should you use ulcer medications in your horse? (more…)

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