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Gastric ulcers are a major problem in all types of horses affecting 95% racehorses, 93% endurance horses, 87% standardbreds, 60% English Sports horses, 40% Western Sports horses and 11% of pleasure/leisure horses.

As well as decreased competition performance, gastric ulcers cause behavioural changes, weight loss, poor appetite, poor coat, intermittent colic, diarrhoea, “girthiness”, etc. Diagnosis, treatment and prevention programs for gastric ulcers are well described, with a combination of husbandry practices, nutraceuticals and veterinary medicines. This presentation will NOT BE ADVERTORIAL and will cover diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ulcers using evidence-based medicine.

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