Ulcer Meds for Horses
At Heartland Veterinary Supply and Pharmacy, we have non-prescription and prescription solutions for equine stomach ulcers
Shop for GastroGard, UlcerGard, Gastri-Soothe, Neigh-Lox, U-Gard, Equithrive, and many
A stomach ulcer in a horse is a painful sloughing of the lining of the stomach which can cause behavioral and health issues. How a stomach ulcer is treated is dependent upon both the cause and the severity.
How can a horse get an ulcer?
Stomach ulcers, also referred to as equine gastric ulcer syndrome, have
many causes such as overfeeding, underfeeding, sparse or infrequent
grazing, changes in diet, extended use of nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatories, showing, racing, training, and changes in routine.
Signs of Ulcers
- poor performance
- poor appetite or picky eating
- rough, dull coat
- mild to moderate colic
- easy agitation
- chronic or intermittent diarrhea
- foals grinding their teeth or salivating