Stomach Ulcers in Horses and How to Treat Them

A slight burning sensation in the stomach or a common case of heartburn can cause so much discomfort, and pain to us. Imagine a horse suffering a stomach ulcer and running in races and competitive events.

Ulcers can affect horses of any age and aren’t necessarily associated with older horses. In fact, the foals are more susceptible to stomach ulcers as they begin secreting equine gastric acid within 2 days of birth and the acidity of the gastric acid is higher than normal. The ulcer syndrome is a condition prevalent in 70-90% of the horses. Ulcers in horses are very common among horses and only four to ten percent of these heal without any formal treatment. read more

How to Treat Horse Skin Issues

In both war and peace, humans, especially soldiers have always had a trustworthy, loyal and extremely helpful partner by their side. But that companion wasn’t a dog as you might think. Horses have been helping us with traveling, farming, having fun, competing and even with fighting when a need for it occurred. So, we’ve obviously been together for a long time but have we treated our horses and cared for them as we should have? At most times yes, which doesn’t mean it was an easy and simple task at all. read more

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5 Ways to Manage Joint Health for Horses (Updated 2019)

There's no denying that joint issues are a major problem for all horses. Help manage your horse's joint issues with these tips!