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Researcher Says Too Much Emphasis on the Horse’s Stomach & Ulcer Treatment

Since 2013, Professor Derek Knottenbelt and a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, have been studying gastrointestinal diseases in horses. Knottenbelt, an equine internal medicine specialist, is one of the most respected […]

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3 Ways Equitation Science is Changing the Gastric Ulcer Conversation

Gastric ulcers are a serious problem for horses. Despite a plethora of research and increasing understanding of this condition among academics and practitioners, as well as trainers and owners, we don’t seem to be making […]

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Myth: My Horse Isn’t Stressed

We’ve all seen horses that we would label easily “stressed out.” We see them sweating when it’s not hot or they haven’t exerted themselves, behaving aggressively, or jigging and whirling around their handlers. Sometimes we […]

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A Complete Guide to Gastric Ulcers in Horses

This article provides an in-depth, comprehensive guide for owners, riders, and managers on gastric ulcers in horses. Learn about different types of gastric ulcers and their effects, what causes them, and how to treat and […]

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The Three Stages of a Bot Fly Invasion in Your Horse

Like some kind of alien plotting to take over the world in a sci-fi movie, the female bot fly (or Gasterophilus intestinalis) buzzes around your horse in early spring, depositing between 150 and 1,000 small, […]

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Monday Myth: Horses Need to be Fed at the Same Time Every Day

If you’re a horse owner, there’s no other time you feel more loved by your equine than when you show up five minutes before feeding time. Poke your head through the barn door at this […]

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