Episode #2: Gastric Ulcers
What have we learned recently about gastric ulcers within the realm of horse health care?
What is the difference between squamous and glandular ulcers in horses?
What is the best way to diagnose a horse with gastric ulcers?
Are certain behavior traits attributable to ulcers?
When a horse is not found to have ulcers, what are the other possible culprits?
What is the treatment program for ulcers, and does treatment differ whether the horse has squamous versus glandular ulcers?
Are there other horse management practices that can help mitigate the occurrence of ulcers?
Do supplements work to treat ulcers?
After a horse has been properly treated for ulcers, how can you prevent them from coming back?
Do anti-inflammatories such as Bute contribute to gastric ulcers?
All these questions – and more – will be answered in this episode of The Barn Yarn, with guest Dr. Erin Trawick-Smith. And be prepared to laugh while learning along the way!